Module overview

Approximately 30 minutes

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This module was developed with UQ student partners as part of a Student-Staff Partnership project.

Graduate attributes

Knowledge and skills you can gain from this module will contribute to your Graduate Attributes:

  •  Respectful leaders

This module is part of Digital Essentials, a series of online modules to help you quickly build your digital skills so you can succeed in study and work.

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Aims and objectives

This module will:

  • explain Intellectual Property (IP) and its protection
  • help you to understand your rights and obligations.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • understand the implications of different types of IP
  • take steps to protect your IP in different circumstances.

Module sections

  1. Intellectual Property and its value
  2. IP with automatic protection or no protection
  3. IP requiring registration
  4. IP at the University of Queensland and other workplaces
  5. Is your idea original?
  6. Indigenous Knowledge
  7. Global implications
  8. IP ownership
  9. Social media and IP
  10. Check your knowledge
  11. Conclusion

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