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LWN402 Patents and Biotechnological Inventions

The unit introduces the role of patent law in protecting  creative activities in diverse fields of industry and notably in biotechnology and information technology. It focuses upon the workings of the patent system in the contemporary context.

Unit information

Unit code
LWN402
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School/Discipline
Law School
Study area
Law and justice
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
6 Week Teaching Period - 2, 2019 (Block) 4 March 2019 - 18 April 2019 Gardens Point
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Previous study requirements

Prerequisites
LWN401. LWN401 can be studied in the same teaching period as LWN402

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these anti-requisite units.
Co-requisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have already completed these co-requisite units, or you must enrol in them at the same time.
Equivalents
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these equivalent units.
Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

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6 Week Teaching Period - 2, 2019