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This online Intellectual Property Law unit provided by RMIT University and Open Universities Australia will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the different types of intellectual property rights. This includes examining copyright, patents, trademarks as well as confidentiality agreements. You will study each type in turn and come to understand how they apply in different circumstances and why protection of each of these rights is important.
You will also study the role of international organisations that are responsible for the protection of intellectual property rights, including the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This will give you greater contextualisation of the subject matter as it relates to the Australian system and world at large.
By the end of this unit you will be able to understand and analyse the Australian intellectual property system and be able to discuss this with confidence. Furthermore, you will also be able to identify, understand and apply the relevant laws in a practical context.
To be eligible to enrol in this unit, applicants must be enrolled in the Juris Doctor course, and have successfully completed or be enrolled in one of the following units:
In this Intellectual Property unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is an approved elective in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit in Intellectual Property Law will give you valuable insight into intellectual property rights and the structure of the laws in this area. This knowledge will prepare you for a career in either the legal sphere or in a commercial environment where such rights are important. The unit may also open up other career pathways as the comprehensive understanding of intellectual property law is a desirable knowledge set for any employee in a commercial setting.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.