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BTX9120 - Intellectual property laws

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Paul Sugden


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Winter semester 2007 (Day)


This unit will examine the laws of intellectual property being copyright patents, trade marks, circuit layouts and plant breeders rights from the international treaties to the national implementation of these laws in Hong Kong, China, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, European Union. The interrelation of the laws and the regions and their effects on the implementation of the remedies will also be effected.


Research assignment (2500 words): 25%
Open-book examination (3 hours): 75%

Contact hours

One 3-hour class per week for a semester. 39 hours of classes in intensive block-mode.