final exam

final exam
1-this is a final exam, which has 5 questions and the writer has to answer each question in 500 words.

2- the writer must use the Australian Guide to Legal Citation style (AGLC) I will provide the document for that.

3-the plagiarism should be less than 10%

4- the limit of all answers should not be more than 2500 words.

5-the answer of each question have to be in one page and should be numbered.

Required texts
R Reynolds N Stoianoff and A Roy, Intellectual Property: Text and Essential Cases, 5th edition, Federation Press 2015 (referred to as RS in the reading guide).
Australian Patent Office Manual of Practice and Procedure, Volume 2 – National, IP Australia Canberra (referred to as the Manual in the reading guide) available online at: http://www. ipaustralia. gov. au/ pdfs/ patents manual/ WebHelp/ Patent _Examiners _Manual.htm
Legislation and Conventions
Patents Act 1990 (Cth)
Patents Regulations 1991 (Cth) Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 (Cth)
Patents Amendment Act 2001 (Cth)
Patents Amendment (Innovation Patents) Act 2000 (Cth)
Patents (World Trade Organisation Amendments) Act 1994 (Cth)
US Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act 2004 (Cth) Schedule 8
Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994 (Cth)
Plant Breeders Rights Regulations 1994 (Cth)
New Zealand
Patents Act 1953 (NZ)
Patents Act 2013 (NZ)
Patents Regulations 1954 (NZ)
Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights 1994
Budapest Treaty on International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purpose of Patent Procedure
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Recommended texts
C Bodkin, Patent Law in Australia, 2nd Edition, Thomson Lawbook Co. 2014 (UTS Library 347.3771 BODK (ED.2)) also available online through the UTS Library at Databases > Law > Westlaw AU > Legislation and Commentary)
J McKeough, K Bowrey and P Griffith, Intellectual Property Commentary and Materials, 4th Edition, Thomson Lawbook Co. 2007 (UTS Library 347.37 MCKE (ED.4))
S Ricketson, M Richardson, M Davison, Intellectual Property: Cases, Materials and Commentary, 5th Edition, LexisNexis Butterworths, 2012 (UTS Library 347.37 RICK (ED.5))
J McKeough, A Stewart and P Griffith, Intellectual Property in Australia, 3rd Edition, Butterworths, 2004 (this text has an excellent bibliography but does not include amendments introduced as a result of US Australia Free Trade
Agreement) (UTS Library 347.37 MCKE (ED.3))
R Dean, The Law of Trade Secrets and Personal Secrets, 2nd Edition, Thomson Lawbook Co. 2002 (UTS Library 347.3773 DEAN (ED.2))
P Drahos, A Philosophy of Intellectual Property, Aldershot, Brookfield USA Dartmouth 1996 (UTS Library 347.34
P Drahos and R Mayne, Global Intellectual Property Rights: Knowledge, Access and Development, Palgrave Macmillan, 2002 (UTS Library 341.43 DRAB)
A Stewart, P Griffith and J Bannister, Intellectual Property in Australia, 4th Edition, LexisNexis 2010 (UTS Library 347.37 MCKU (ED.4))
K Bowrey, M Handler and D Nicol, Australian Intellectual Property, Commentary Law & Practice, Oxford University Press 2010 (UTS Library 347.37 BOWR)
P Sumpter, Intellectual Property Law: Principles in Practice, 2nd Edition, CCH 2013 (UTS Library 347.377 SUMP
(ED.2) Note: This book covers intellectual property law in New Zealand)
Australian Guide to Legal Citation (Melbourne University Law Review Association Inc, 3rd ed, 2012)
Other resources
Australian Reports
IP Australia, The Economic Impact of Innovation Patents, May 2015
Australian Government, Competition Policy Review: Final Report March 2015
IP Australia, Australian Intellectual Property Report 2015
IP Australia Consultation Paper, Getting the Balance Right: Toward a Stronger and More Efficient IP Rights System, March 2009
Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) Final Report, Review of the Innovation Patent System, June 2014 Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) Options Paper, Review of the Innovation Patent System, August 2013
Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) Final Report, Patentable Subject Matter, December 2010
Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) Final Report, Should plant and animal subject matter be excluded from protection by the innovation patent?, November 2004
Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC), Genes and Ingenuity: Gene Patenting and Human Health, ALRC Report 99, 2004
Intellectual Property Competition Review Committee, Review of Intellectual Property Legislation under the
Competition Principles Agreement – Final Report, September 2000
Industry Commission, Extending Patent Life: Is it in Australia’s interests?, June 1996
Advisory Council on Industrial Property (ACIP), Review of the Petty Patent System, October 1995
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, Genetic Manipulation: The Threat or the Glory?, March 1992
Industrial Property Advisory Committee (IPAC Report), Patents Innovation and Competition in Australia, 28 August 1984, Canberra
Other Reports
Report of the Committee to Examine the Patents System (Banks Committee Report) Cmnd. 4407 (UK) 1970
Report of the Committee to Examine the Patents System (Banks Committee Report) Cmnd. 4407 (UK) 1970
Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, Integrating Intellectual Property Rights and Development Policy, London, September 2002
Looseleaf service
Lahore, Patents, trade marks and related rights, Butterworths (available online via the UTS Library website – LexisNexis AU database)
CCH Australian Industrial and Intellectual Property Service (available online via the UTS Library website – CCH Online database)
Australian Intellectual Property Law Bulletin [AIPLB]
Australian Intellectual Property Journal [AIPJ]
Australian Trade Practices Reports [ATPR]
European Intellectual Property Review [EIPR]
Intellectual Property Forum
International Review of Industrial Property and Copyright Law [IIC]
Industrial Property (WIPO)
Journal of the Patent and Trade Mark Society of USA
The Journal of World Intellectual Property
Case Reports
Intellectual Property Reports (Lexis/Nexis Butterworths) (IPR)
Australian Industrial & Intellectual Property Cases (CCH) (AIPC)
Reports of Patent Cases (RPC)
Fleet Street Reports (FSR)
Australian Official Journal of Patents, Trade Marks and Designs (AOJP)
Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII):
Intellectual Property Australia (IP Australia):
World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) – World Trade Organisation (WTO) – WTO Intellectual Property –
Intellectual Property and Competition Review Committee –
Australian Advisory Council on Intellectual Property:
New Zealand Intellectual Property Office (IPONZ):

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