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The future

Zohar Efroni

in Access-Right: The Future of Digital Copyright Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734078
eISBN:
9780199866137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734078.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter introduces and explains the outlines of a new framework for dealing with the problem of copyright protection in the digital age. It sketches a model for a copyright system that is ... More


Information

Zohar Efroni

in Access-Right: The Future of Digital Copyright Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734078
eISBN:
9780199866137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734078.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the notion of information. Topics discussed include theoretical approaches to conceptual analysis of information, information as process, a model that depicts the single ... More


The Individual as Creator

John Tehranian

in Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199733170
eISBN:
9780199894567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733170.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on the individual as creator. In so doing, it finds that, although copyright may go too far in vindicating the rights of some creators, it actually does too little for others. ... More


The Individual as Reformer

John Tehranian

in Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199733170
eISBN:
9780199894567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733170.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter turns to the issue of copyright reform. Although the matter of recasting a Copyright 2.0 for the digital age is wrought with challenges, if offers suggestions to address some of the ... More


Reclaiming copyright: Constitutional Review And Statutory Interpretation

Christina Bohannan and Herbert Hovenkamp

in Creation without Restraint: Promoting Liberty and Rivalry in Innovation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738830
eISBN:
9780199932702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738830.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Copyright Act serves a combination of public and private interests. Where possible, conflicts between the two should be resolved in favor of the public interest. This approach would sort out some ... More


Conclusion: Copyright, Consecration, and Control

John Tehranian

in Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199733170
eISBN:
9780199894567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733170.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This concluding chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters and presents some concluding thoughts. This book has traced the history and evolution of copyright law and its profound ... More


Creating

WILLIAM CORNISH

in Intellectual Property: Omnipresent, Distracting, Irrelevant?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263073
eISBN:
9780191718694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263073.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on the second major field in which intellectual property rights (IPRs) are accorded over the commercialisation of ideas. This is the territory of literary, musical, and artistic ... More


Adaptation, Imitation, and Innovation

Michael Keane, Anthony Fung, and Albert Moran

in New Television, Globalisation, and the East Asian Cultural Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098206
eISBN:
9789882207219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098206.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter focuses on the legal mechanisms for protecting TV-program formats. The practice of imitation in media industries has led the way in policing copyright protection. When writers of TV ... More


Copyright in Cyberspace

Mireille Hildebrandt

in Law for Computer Scientists and Other Folk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198860877
eISBN:
9780191892936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860877.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter is an introduction to the domain of intellectual property (IP) rights, notably copyright. For computer scientists, the most relevant part of copyright law concerns copyright on computer ... More


Moral Rights in the International Copyright Regime

Mira T. Sundara Rajan

in Moral Rights: Principles, Practice and New Technology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195390315
eISBN:
9780190259747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195390315.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter presents an overview of the international copyright regime and the global status of moral rights. The global system for copyright protection defines the environment for moral rights. ... More


Marginally Original and Functional Works of Authorship

in The Soul of Creativity: Forging a Moral Rights Law for the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756433
eISBN:
9780804773416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756433.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter considers works whose level of originality, while perhaps sufficient to obtain copyright protection, is nonetheless arguably too low to qualify for the stronger protections for textual ... More


Your Face Doesn’t Go Anywhere: Cultural Production and Legal Subjectivity

Boatema Boateng

in The Copyright Thing Doesn't Work Here: Adinkra and Kente Cloth and Intellectual Property in Ghana

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670024
eISBN:
9781452946863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670024.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses how both adinkra and kente makers and musicians fight for the copyright protection of their products. Ghanaian recording artists and producers began to press for more effective ... More


The Programmer as Author: Moral Rights in Information Technology

Mira T. Sundara Rajan

in Moral Rights: Principles, Practice and New Technology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195390315
eISBN:
9780190259747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195390315.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines moral rights in two contrasting manifestations of information technology. First, it discusses the place of moral rights in works of new technology that are now accepted ... More


Human Rights Laws and Authorship Norms

in The Soul of Creativity: Forging a Moral Rights Law for the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756433
eISBN:
9780804773416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756433.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines a relatively uncharted area within the study of American intellectual property law—the role of human rights and authorship norms. The history of the International Bill of Human ... More


Women, Risk, and Intellectual Property: Elizabeth Gaskell and George Eliot in the 1860s

Clare Pettitt

in Patent Inventions - Intellectual Property and the Victorian Novel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253203
eISBN:
9780191719172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253203.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In March 1856, a petition was presented in the British Parliament, by Lord Brougham in the Upper House and by Sir Erskine Perry in the Commons. The petition called for property rights for married ... More


Looking Backward: Founding Choices in Innovation and Intellectual Property Protection

B. Zorina Khan

in Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226384740
eISBN:
9780226384764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384764.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The American system of patent and copyright protections authorized by the Constitution, as implemented by legislation in 1790 and after, illustrated a departure from European precedents in directions ... More


Looking Forward to Legal Reform

in The Soul of Creativity: Forging a Moral Rights Law for the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756433
eISBN:
9780804773416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756433.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter proposes how the law in the United States can be reformulated to incorporate measures manifesting a greater sensitivity to authors' needs in maintaining the integrity of their texts. The ... More


Protecting User Interfaces

Noam Shemtov

in Beyond the Code: Protection of Non-Textual Features of Software

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198716792
eISBN:
9780191848377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716792.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines the scope of protection to which graphical user interfaces may be eligible under various intellectual property rights: namely, trade marks, unfair-competition laws, design ... More


Licence-Created Monopolies: Controlling Use Through Restrictive Licensing Terms

Noam Shemtov

in Beyond the Code: Protection of Non-Textual Features of Software

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198716792
eISBN:
9780191848377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716792.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines whether contract law may be used to override or redefine the exceptions and limitations in existing copyright laws with regard to software licences. It shows that right holders ... More


New Television

Michael Keane, Anthony Fung, and Albert Moran

in New Television, Globalisation, and the East Asian Cultural Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098206
eISBN:
9789882207219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098206.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Adaptation has become the prime currency of contemporary television markets, particularly when ideas are transferred across cultural borders. The need to create compelling content has remained ... More


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