Melbourne Law School INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW A CLASS ABOVE

Melbourne Law School
THE MELBOURNE LAW MASTERS 2015
A CLASS ABOVE
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
Establish your credentials as an IP professional with our
comprehensive suite of practically focused subjects.
Melbourne Law School’s specialisation in intellectual property (IP) is one of the
largest and most respected specialist IP law programs in the world. Its extensive
range of challenging, cutting-edge subjects covers the spectrum of IP protection
regimes, and are both practically focused and theoretically rigorous. The majority
of the specialisation’s subjects are accredited by the Professional Standards Board
for Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys (PSB). This program is ideal for those seeking
accreditation as a patent and/or trade marks attorney, as well as for those seeking
to develop or expand their expertise in intellectual property law generally.
Courses include
Professor
Andrew Christie
Co-Director of Studies
Andrew Christie is the foundation Professor
of Intellectual Property. Admitted to legal
practice in both Australia and the UK, he
worked for many years in the IP departments
of law firms in Melbourne and London.
Master of Laws (LLM)
Master of Commercial Law
Master of Intellectual Property Law
Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law
The Melbourne Law Masters is a world class program available to law and
non-law graduates that deepens knowledge, sharpens practical insights
and offers international perspectives in specialised legal fields. Taught by
more than 200 leading experts the program offers an extraordinary range of
subjects at the cutting edge of law, legal thinking and practice. The program
offers more than 175 subjects across 23 specialist legal areas.
Professor
Sam Ricketson
Co-Director of Studies
Sam Ricketson is a Professor in the Law
School who has written widely and taught
in all areas of IP law. He also practised
part-time at the Victorian Bar until mid-2012,
principally in intellectual property.
AUSTRALIA’S NUMBER 1 LAW SCHOOL
law.unimelb.edu.au/masters
2015 TIMETABLE - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
Date
Time
Subject
Lecturers
Semester 1: Full-length semester subjects (2 March - 31 May)
Tuesday
5.30 pm - 7.30 pm
Fundamentals of the Common Law†
LAWS70217
Ms Claire Kaylock
Thursday
5.30 pm - 7.30 pm
Fundamentals of the Common Law†
LAWS70217
Ms Erica Grundell
Semester 1: Intensive Subjects
4 - 10 February*
9.30 am - 5 pm
Clean Technology Law and Policy†
LAWS90010
Professor David E. Adelman
11 - 13 February
and 22 - 24 April
9.30 am - 5 pm
Fundamentals of Patent Drafting
LAWS70387
Professor Andrew Christie, Mr Leon Allen,
Ms Nadia Odorico
23 - 27 February
9.30 am - 5 pm
Patent Law
LAWS70021
Professor Andrew Christie, Dr Tania Obranovich
2 - 6 March
9 am - 5 pm
Fundamentals of the Common Law†
LAWS70256
Ms Raelene Harrison
11 - 17 March*
9 am - 5 pm
Fundamentals of the Common Law†
LAWS70256
Ms Judy Bourke
15 - 21 April*
9.30 am - 5 pm
Trade Marks and Unfair Competition
LAWS70046
Ms Janice Luck
1 - 5 June
9.30 am - 5 pm
Internet Law
LAWS70396
Mr Jonathan Gill, Professor Megan Richardson
15 - 19 June
9.30 am - 5 pm
Trade Mark Practice
LAWS70243
Ms Janice Luck
29 June - 3 July
9.30 am - 4 pm
Entertainment Law†
LAWS70273
Professor Megan Richardson, Professor David Caudill
Semester 2: Full-length semester subjects (27 July - 25 October)
Wednesday
5.30 pm - 7.30 pm
Fundamentals of the Common Law†
LAWS70217
Ms Claire Kaylock
Thursday
5.30 pm - 7.30 pm
Fundamentals of the Common Law†
LAWS70217
Ms Erica Grundell
Semester 2: Intensive Subjects
13 - 17 July
9.30 am - 4.30 pm
Patent Practice
LAWS70060
Professor Sam Ricketson, Mr Steve Gledhill,
Mr Ray Hind, Ms Karen Sinclair, Dr Mark Summerfield,
Mr David Tadgell, Mr David Webber
29 July - 4 August*
9 am - 5 pm
Fundamentals of the Common Law†
LAWS70256
Ms Raelene Harrison
24 - 28 August
1 pm - 6.30 pm
Sports Marketing Law†
LAWS70275
Mr Hayden Opie, Mr Craig Richards
26 - 28 August and
21 - 23 October
9.30 am - 4.30 pm
Interpretation and Validity of Patent
Specifications
LAWS70061
Professor Sam Ricketson, Mr Malcolm Bell, Mr Ben
Fitzpatrick, Mr David Tadgell
23 - 29
September*
9.30 am - 5 pm
Trade Marks and Unfair Competition
LAWS70046
Ms Janice Luck
4 - 10 November*
9.30 am - 4.30 pm
Copyright Law
LAWS70207
Professor Graeme Austin
18 - 24 November*
9.30 am - 4 pm
Designs Law and Practice
LAWS70261
Professor Sam Ricketson
30 November
- 4 December
9.30 am - 4.30 pm
Competition Law and Intellectual Property
LAWS70208
Mr Arlen Duke, Professor Megan Richardson
30 November
- 4 December
9.30 am - 5 pm
Patent Law
LAWS70021
Professor Sam Ricketson, Dr Tania Obranovich
7 - 11 December
9.30 am - 4.30 pm
International Issues in Intellectual Property
LAWS70242
Professor Sam Ricketson, Dr Ian Heath
*Excluding the weekend †Not available to students in the Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law
A full list of subjects in Intellectual Property Law is available on our website
law.unimelb.edu.au/masters/specialist-legal-areas/intellectual-property-law
How to Apply
Applications are accepted throughout the year. However, to help ensure availability apply as early as possible before
the commencement of the year. Visit the website for further information.
law.unimelb.edu.au/masters/future-students/how-to-apply
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