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Vol 23 No 10 Oct/Nov 2018

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Copyright, Property and the Social Contract: The Reconceptualisation of Copyright

Edited by: John Gilchrist, Brian Fitzgerald

ISBN13: 9783319956893
Published: September 2018
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Switzerland
Format: Hardback
Price: £109.99



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This book provides international perspectives on the law of copyright in relation to three core themes - copyright and developing countries; the government and copyright; and technology and the future of copyright. The third theme includes an examination of the extent to which technology will dictate the development of the law, and a re-examination of the role of copyright in fostering innovation and creativity. As a critique, one chapter discusses how certain rights can create or reinforce social inequality under copyright royalty systems. Underlying these themes is the role the law of copyright has in encouraging or impeding human flourishing.

Subjects:
Intellectual Property Law
Contents:
Part I: Copyright and Developing Countries: Copyright Legacy and Developing Countries: Important Lessons for Nigeria's Emerging Copyright Reform by Adebambo Adewopo
Embracing Open Policies to Enable Access to Information: The EDO State Open Data Portal by Kunle Ola
Copyright in the Palestinian Territories: Setting the Scene by Rawan Al Tamimi
Copyright Law in Indonesia: From a Hybrid to an Endogenous System? by Christoph Antons
Copyright and (Dis)harmonisation: Can Developing Nations Prioritise Their Own Public Good in a Global Copyright Hegemony? by Mark Perry
Part II: Government and Copyright: Australia-US Copyright Relations: An Unhurried View of the Reciprocal Protection of Literary Works by John S Gilchrist
The Adoption of the American Model of Fair Use in the U.A.E Copyright Law by Rami Olwan
Digitising the Public Domain: Non-original Photographs in Comparative EU Copyright Law by Thomas Margoni
Part III: Copyright, Technology and the Future: Copyright in the Age of Access by Brian Fitzgerald
The Royalties System and Paratrophic Copyright by Ben Atkinson
Copyright According to Google by Jo Gray
Dead Cats in the Mail: Dallas Buyers Club and the Emergence of the User in Australian Intermediary Copyright Law by Kylie Pappalardo and Carrick Brough
The Making Available Right: Problems with "the Public" by Cheryl Foong.