The Cyberspace Law and
Policy Series 2003
LAWS 5238: Postgraduate Accredited CLE conference
eBusiness, Intellectual Property and Privacy
Date: 4 and 5 December 2003
Grace Hotel, Sydney
Postgraduate enrolment: See Kerrie Daley at
UNSW Law Faculty office.
Other registrations: see www.CLE.unsw.edu.au
About the conference
This course for enrolled postgraduate students of IT
and intellectual property law will be taught from 9:00am
to 5:30pm over two consecutive days on 4 and 5 December
2003. Over four half day components the array of expert
government, legal practitioner, advocate and academic
speakers will cover a range of topical issues in e-business
and e-commerce, data protection and privacy, online marketing,
digital copyright and software licensing:
- Successful remedies for privacy complainants in
Federal, state and common law jurisdictions
- The philosophy of the new Spam Act (expected
to pass in October or early November) how it will
be adminstered and how it affects specific activities
- Online contract formation in the banking, consumer
finance and insurance
- Underlying fundamentals of online contract formation,
and evidentiary and digital document issues: proving
the terms, dealing with changes.
- Digital copyright and software licencing, including
open source and proprietary licensing issues, the
parallel import regime, and a digital copyright protection
Credit : two day 4 units of credit.
4 component seminars: see the links below for details
- How to get a win for your client -
The new Spam
Act - how it works
Copyright and Software Licensing Update
Banking, finance and insurance
Date: 4 and 5 December 2003, 9:00 - 5:30 pm
Venue: Grace Hotel, 77 York Street (corner King Street)
Cost for postgraduate accredited course:
Two days - $1,100.00. GST Inclusive. Postgraduate students
enrolling in this course will be invoiced by UNSW via
the web, as with other UNSW degree courses.
Course fees include tuition, assessment of a research
essay, materials, and refreshments.
A research essay will be set, with the topics based on
the content of the event and the student's interests.
Email Kerrie Daley k.daley [at] unsw.edu.au
for details on course enrolment through the UNSW postgrad
system. Ph: 02 9385 3284.
The course number is LAWS5238.
NB: For queries about the event's content, contact: David
Vaile, Executive Director, Baker & McKenzie Cyberspace
Law and Policy Centre on (02) 9385 3589 or at d.vaile [at] unsw.edu.au.
For registrations other than as a postgraduate (ie, for
a separate seminar as continuing professional education),
use the methods described on each seminar's web page (above).
About Postgraduate conference courses – Our postgraduate
conference courses are an important link between postgraduates
and the wider academic and professional community. The
programme consists of a series of related short courses
in two day packages assisting postgraduates to develop
up-to-date knowledge of, and skills in, relevant specialist
areas. These are taught by a varied group including regulators,
practitioners, in house counsel and advocates. The courses
are attended by a diverse range of participants from varying
sectors including postgraduate study, large and small
legal practices, government agencies, advocacy bodies,
and other businesses and organisations.
Postgraduate students enrolling in this course must attend
all sessions of all four component seminars, and submit
a research essay for assessement (3,000-3,500 words).
About the Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre -
The centre, established within the Faculty of Law at UNSW,
provides a focus for research, public interest advocacy
and education on issues of law and policy concerning digital
transactions in cyberspace. Baker & McKenzie (http://www.bakernet.com)
are the founding supporters of the Centre.
About the Cyberspace
Law and Policy Series - The Centre hosts a series
of events examining the public interest in cyberspace
legal and policy issues, and some practical workshops
on related legal procedure. The series includes Continuing
Legal Education conferences and workshops, Symposia which
bring together policy makers and legal and technical experts
for round table discussions, ad hoc LawTechTalks
on campus, and major academic conferences.