Trade Marks & Related Rights
Duration: 1 Teaching Period
Unit Code: LAW20011
Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week
About this unit
This unit enables students, through the study of cases, statutes and other material, to acquire a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of, and competence in, Australian trade mark law and the related law of passing-off and the statutory prohibition against misleading and deceptive conduct.
After successfully completing this unit, students will be able to:
- Describe and evaluate Australian statutory and common law trade mark law to support judgments and justify opinions
- Determine the factors relevant to obtaining, maintaining and protecting registered trade marks
- Apply trade mark law toward factual situations to effectively advise and communicate with clients on the appropriate strategy of trade mark protection
- Conduct trade mark law related research and use the results of that research in the practice of obtaining the registration of a trade mark in Australia.