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LAW7223 - Overview of intellectual property

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Law

Leader: Mr Stephen Gray/Mr Ian Horak


City First semester 2007 (Evening)
City Term 3 2007 (On-campus)


This unit is designed to meet the requirements of the Professional Standards Board for Trade Marks and Patent Attorneys ("the Board") in relation to an overview of intellectual and industrial property. As such, it provides an overview of all aspects of intellectual and industrial property including trade marks, copyright, patents, designs, circuit layouts, plant breeders' rights and confidential information. It will also examine the major international intellectual property treaties and the relationship of intellectual and industrial property with consumer protection legislation and restrictive trade practices legislation.


and other enterprises on their rights and liabilities under
these laws.


Supervised examination (1.5 hours) or Take home examination (3,750 words): 50% , and Research assignment (3,750 words): 50%

Contact hours

Semester-long and intensive