School Of Law

Protecting IdeasWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200931.2

Discipline: LAW

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Sarah Hook

Incompatible Units
200637 - Intellectual Property

200909 Enterprise Law OR 200184 Introduction to Business Law

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit provides an introduction and overview of the legal principles of intellectual property law, and traces the development of this law in Australia. It is designed as an introductory survey subject. The modules consider the different forms of intellectual property including copyright (including moral rights and performers protection), designs, patents, plant breeders rights, trade mark law, passing-off and related actions, domain name law, confidentiality, and circuit layouts.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students enrolled in the online offering are required to have regular access to a computer with reliable internet.

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