Professional law recognition
Professional recognition is available for a number of UTS Law courses. In some cases, such as Practical Legal Training (PLT), professional recognition forms an essential component of practise. In other emerging and less formally regulated fields, such as dispute resolution, professional recognition is available through established professional bodies, but often non-compulsory in nature.
Intellectual Property at UTS features Australia's first course to fulfil all the educational requirements necessary for you to seek registration as a Patent and Trade Marks Attorney in Australia.
According to the Institute of Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys of Australia, patent attorneys are qualified and trained in laws relating to patents, trade marks and designs, and understand laws relating to copyright, trade practices, circuit layouts, plant breeders’ rights and confidential information. Australia’s trade mark attorneys – registered to practice under Australian Federal legislation and subject to the disciplinary control of a Tribunal established by Federal regulations – help clients protect and exploit their trade marks and associated rights.
Depending on the subjects you choose to pursue, the UTS Intellectual Property program can satisfy the educational requirements necessary to enable your registration as a Patent and Trade Marks Attorney in Australia.
Prospective students should check with the Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Boardfor specific subjects required to be completed for registration.