Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 1.5-hour lecture per week, and one 1.5-hour workshop per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills, and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorProf Andrew F. Christie
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
The capacity to generate ideas is both a fundamental characteristic of human beings and the source of humankind’s cultural and economic advancement. This subject is concerned with the law’s response to the issues of when and by whom ideas can be owned. In particular, it explores the rationale for and operation of copyright, patent, trade mark and other legal systems that regulate ownership of, and access, to the products of human creativity and innovation – in the creative arts, the sciences and the business world.
Particular topics may include:
On completion of this subject students should:
Satisfactory completion of both the assignment/exercise work and the examination is necessary to pass the subject.
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available.|
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
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