LAWS70060 Patent Practice
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
July, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
This subject has a quota of 30 students. Please refer to the Melbourne Law Masters website for further information about the management of subject quotas and waitlists.
Timetable can be viewed here.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24-26 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
The pre-teaching period commences four weeks before the subject commencement date. From this time, students are expected to access and review the Reading Guide that will be available from the LMS subject page and the subject materials provided by the subject coordinator, which will be available from Melbourne Law School. Refer to the Reading Guide for confirmation of which resources need to be read and what other preparation is required before the teaching period commences.
Successful completion of the below subject, or an equivalent subject, or appropriate practical experience in this field:
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:|| |
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact Student Equity and Disability Support.
CoordinatorMr David Tadgell
Melbourne Law School contact: Professor Sam Ricketson
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject follows on from Patent Law (which is a prerequisite) and provides students with the basic knowledge and skills required for the filing, prosecution and maintenance of an application for protection under the Patents Act 1990 (Cth) for both local and international inventions. The lecturers are an expert team of experienced patent attorneys and the subject meets the PSB requirements for ‘Topic Group F: Patent Practice’.
This subject will include relevant aspects of New Zealand practice.
Principal topics include:
|Learning Outcomes:|| |
A student who has successfully completed this subject will:
Take-home examination (5,000 - 6,000 words) (100%) (18 - 21 August)
A minimum of 75% attendance is a hurdle requirement.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Specialist printed materials will be made available free of charge from the Melbourne Law School prior to the pre-teaching period.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||law.unimelb.edu.au|
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