|Commercial Transactions Involving IP - LAWS8042|
This course focuses on the various IP issues that arise in a wide range of commercial transactions. The course will have a strong emphasis on providing students with a framework for analysing problems in various transaction settings. The course will be of particular interest to lawyers dealing with these types of transactions as well as non-lawyers who wish to gain a better understanding of intellectual property's role in these types of transactions.
Recommended Prior Knowledge
This course assumes a working knowledge of intellectual property based on study at undergraduate level or through completion of the postgraduate course LAWS8017 Intellectual Property Law. You will be expected to have an overview of intellectual property law and/or to have read a recent IP textbook such as Davison et al, Australian Intellectual Property Law (2nd edn) (Cambridge University Press, 2011) or Stewart et al, Intellectual Property in Australia (4th ed) (LexisNexis, 2010).
Graduate Diploma of Applied Intellectual Property students are expected to have a working knowledge of intellectual property based on study of the postgraduate course LAWS8046 Intellectual Property Law and Innovation.
A candidate who has successfully completed this course should:
The topics will be chosen from the following list:
Class Participation - 20%
Research Essay - 30%
Exam - 50%
Refer to the course outline which will be provided by the lecturer at the beginning of the relevant semester.