University of Technology Sydney

78608 Fundamentals of Intellectual Property Law for Industry

2cp; 8 weeks (40 hours of learning in total), including 4 x online modules with a 3-hour Zoom session per module
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject is only available for study as a microcredential. Please contact the Faculty of Law Short Courses team for further information.


This microcredential-aligned subject is designed for students to gain practical insights for leveraging intellectual property (IP) opportunities.

This subject provides students with overview of IP and practical insights specifically tailored to meet the needs of industry and business professionals. Students gain comprehensive understanding of IP, including its various types, how to determine the range of IP protections, and an understanding of the process of registering IP.

The content is designed by academics recognised globally as experts in the field. With a focus on industry relevance and an interactive approach to learning, the subject delivery is designed to equip participants with the tools and expertise needed to stand out in a competitive business landscape.

This subject provides learners with skills and knowledge of intellectual property laws and systems that is industry-focused. Upon completion, learners are able to identify the types of intellectual property, identify any IP rights within their work, how to register their IP, and understand the benefits and limitations of registering their IP.

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