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Trade marks and commercial designations (6 points)


Leader: Mr Mark Davison

City First semester 2003 (Off-campus)
City First semester 2004 (Off-campus)

Synopsis: The statutory protection offered by the registered trade marks system, and the common law and equitable protection accorded through the actions of passing off and related torts. The unfair trading provisions of Part V of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) and its State counterparts. The policies and objectives underlying these different laws, and the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth). International and comparative aspects. The merits of developing a broader law of unfair competition or misappropriation.

Assessment: Research paper (3750 words): 50% + Take home exam (3750 words) or supervised exam (1.5 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: Intensive

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