77895 Interpretation and Validity of Patent Specifications6cp
Requisite(s): 77898 Patent Law
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
This subject sets the foundations for an important patent attorney skill, namely, the ability to prepare a competent patent opinion as to infringement and/or validity.
Students develop practical analytical and patent opinion skills through online group assessments, individual assessments and case studies that mirror the legal and factual infringement and validity issues that arise in practice. On completion of this subject, students have acquired an ability to express an understanding of a patent specification and what it covers for the purpose of advising on infringement, validity over given prior art, s 40 of the Patents Act 1990 and other grounds of revocation and amendment.
This subject is accredited by the Professional Standards Board as fulfilling part of the qualifications for registration as a Patent Attorney in Australia.
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- Subject EFTSL: 0.125