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This reference list both acknowledges and attributes the original authors and sources of the legal information provided in this part of the course. It also provides a useful list of resources if you want to learn more about this area of the law.


Arts and Law Centre of Australia (online resources), ‘Copyright’, ‘Designs and Patents’, ‘Trademarks, Business names & reputation’: http://www.artslaw.com.au

Davies, Collison, Cave (a legal firm), (online resources), ‘Introdution to types of IP’: http://www.davies.com.au/ip-info-tools/introduction-to-types-of-ip

Australian Government, Australian Trade and Investment Commission, ‘Understanding Australian Business Regulation’, Australian Intellectual Property Laws, (online): https://www.austrade.gov.au/International/Invest/Guide-to-investing/Running-a-business/Understanding-Australian-business-regulation/Australian-Intellectual-Property-laws

Australian Government, IP Australia, Top 5 tips when starting an IP business, (video), published 15 July 2015,: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzh61NC6koo&list=PL77CF5AB88C22C0C2&index=5

The University of Western Australia, Library Guides: IP Law, Copyright for teaching: Introduction (online): http://guides.is.uwa.edu.au/copyrightforteaching

Australian Copyright Council, ‘Information sheet’ Find an answer: Ownership of copyright (November 2014): http://www.copyright.org.au/acc_prod/ACC/Information_Sheets/Ownership_of_Copyright.aspx

World Intellectual Property Association (WIPO), The enforcement of intellectual property rights: a case book, (2012, 3rd ed, WIPO) (online): http://www.wipo.int/edocs/pubdocs/en/intproperty/791/wipo_pub_791.pdf

Fitzroy Legal Service Inc, The Law Handbook of Victoria (online): ‘Copyright issues’: http://www.lawhandbook.org.au/2016_07_05_02_copyright_issues

Australian Government, IP Australia, ‘Patents’, ‘Designs’, ‘Trademarks’, ‘Understanding IP’ (online): https://www.ipaustralia.gov.au/patents

Sarah Hinchliff Pearson, Senior Counsel, Creative Commons, Presentation: Copyright and sharing, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York (3 December 2015) Available online at: https://www.fitnyc.edu/cet/events/creative-commons.php


Anne Fitzgerald, Dimitrios G Eliades, Introduction to Intellectual Property, (2015, Thomson Reuters).

Anne Fitzgerald, Dimitrios G Eliades, Nutshell series: Intellectual Property, (2008, 3rd ed, Thomson Reuters).

Mark Davison, Ian Horak, Shanahan’s Australian Law of Trademarks and Passing Off, (2012, 5th ed, Thomson Reuters).

Simon Stokes, Art and Copyright, (2012, 2nd ed, Hart Publishing).

David Vaver, _Essentials of Canadian Law: Copyright Law__, (2000, Irwin Law Inc.)

Peter Knight, Copyright: The laws of Australia, (2013, Thomson Reuters).

Sam Ricketson, Megan Richardson, Mark Davison, Intellectual Property: Cases, Materials and Commentary, (2013, 5th ed, LexisNexis Butterworths Australia).

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