Intellectual Property Course

Course preview

At a glance

Course length:
30-45 minutes online

Various Acts and Regulations

Course audience:
All organisation

Available in Australia

Course type:
Structured LearningiDesigned for learners with little prior knowledge, this course type takes the learner through the course subject sequentially – one step at a time.

About this course

Intellectual property (or IP) is protected in law by trademarks, patents, registered designs and copyright which enable people or organisations to earn recognition or financial benefit from what they invent or create.

By protecting intellectual property, your organisation may gain a competitive advantage in the market place, enabling you to profit and grow.

Safetrac’s ‘Intellectual Property’ course provides organisations and their employees with a general understanding of your legal and contractual obligations regarding the intellectual property of your organisation.

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Learning outcomes

On completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • understand what intellectual property is;
  • understand the different types of intellectual property such as patents, trademarks, designs and copyright;
  • recognise contractual issues relating to intellectual property; and
  • know what is meant by confidential information.

Course contents

  • Patents
  • Types of patents, obligations, challenges
  • Trade marks
  • Why register a trade mark?
  • Confidential information
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Trade secrets
  • Copyright
  • What is protected by copyright?
  • Who owns copyright?
  • How long does copyright last?
  • Moral rights
  • Designs

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