Publications

K. Patterson, R. Deazley & V. Stobo – Diligent Search in Context and Practice” (2016)

K. Patterson, R. Deazley & V. Stobo “Diligent Search in Context and Practice” (Digitising the Edwin Morgan Scrapbooks) – 2016 Carrying out a diligent search is a requirement of both the EU Orphan Works Directive[1] and the UK Intellectual Property Office’s Orphan Works Licensing Scheme (OWLS). Diligent search is a time-consuming exercise for any digitisation project… Read more »

C. Op Den Kamp – The Paper Print Collection: How Copyright Formalities and Historical Accidents Led to Film History (2017)

Claudy Op Den Kamp, 2017. The Paper Print Collection: How Copyright Formalities and Historical Accidents Led to Film History. UWA Law Review, 41 (2), 37-50.. Prior to the 1912 Townsend Amendment in US copyright law, motion pictures could not be registered as such for copyright protection. Seeking protection against competitors, filmmakers in the formative years of… Read more »

M. Borghi, K. Erickson and M. Favale – With enough eyeballs all searches are diligent (2017)

Maurizio Borghi, Kris Erickson and Marcella Favale “With enough eyeballs all searches are diligent: Mobilizing the crowd in copyright clearance for mass digitization”. Journal of Intellectual Property, 9 (1)  (2017), 135-166 Digitization of 20th Century cultural heritage is severely restricted due to the real or potential subsistence of copyright and related rights. Under the laws… Read more »

New Book by Prof. Dinusha Mendis on 3D Printing and IP Law

A new book titled ‘3D Printing and Beyond: Intellectual Property and Regulation’ published by Edward Elgar Publishers in February 2019 and edited by Professors Dinusha Mendis (Department of Law, CIPPM, Bournemouth University, UK) Mark Lemley (Stanford Law School, Stanford University, California USA) and Matthew Rimmer (Faculty of Law, Law School, Queensland University of Technology, Australia)… Read more »

Roger Brownsword: “Informational Rights, Informational Wrongs, and Regulatory Responsibilities”

Working Paper No. 01-2019 January 2019 The basic idea of this positioning paper is to map the landscape of our informational interests and to evaluate a range of recognised and putative rights and wrongs associated with modern ‘information societies’. To a considerable extent, the rights and wrongs under consideration arise from the disruptive effects of… Read more »