Protect and use innovative designs

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBIPR404A, 'Protect and use innovative designs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify the need for protection of innovative designs

1.1. Research what constitutes a registrable design and what exclusive rights are obtained through registration

1.2. Identify legislative requirements governing design registration

1.3. Research prior art to determine what has already been published or registered in the area of design

1.4. Assess whether copyright provides protection and determine adequacy of non-registrable protection

1.5. Identify innovative designs within own organisation with commercial potential

1.6. Evaluate and make recommendations for commercialisation potential of innovative designs

2. Identify and initiate application for protection of innovative designs

2.1. Identify sources of information and advice regarding protection of innovative designs

2.2. Evaluate the role of intellectual property professionals in the registration process

2.3. Identify processes required for the application for registration of a design

2.4. Identify process for international design registration

2.5. Participate in a design registration process and, if applicable, provide relevant information to an intellectual property professional

3. Monitor the market and protect and use registered design

3.1. Identify and review organisation policies and procedures to protect and use the organisation's designs correctly

3.2. Identify and establish processes to use own and others' registered designs for business growth

3.3. Ensure that procedures are followed for the organisation to maintain innovative design protection

3.4. Ensure all employees are aware of the importance to the organisation of the protection of designs, and implement training, if required

3.5. Monitor the market for possible infringements of registered designs

3.6. Pursue appropriate legal measures to protect designs against infringements, if required, using appropriate professional advice

3.7. Identify and review organisation policies and procedures to ensure all employees respect the work of other designers in fair and open competition