A study of the law and policy of patents. Topics will include the subject matter of patents, patent novelty and other requirements for registration of a patent; matauranga Maori and patents and the legal parameters of patent infringement. The underlying policy of patent law to support innovation and economic development will be discussed.
Taught by the School of Law, part of the Faculty of Law
This is a limited entry course.
Coordinator: Susy Frankel.
Teaching dates 2nd March 2015 - 5th April 2015
Teaching dates 20th April 2015 - 7th June 2015