LAW7426 - International copyright law
6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Law
Leader: Professor Bernt Hugenholtz
City (Melbourne) Summer semester A 2008 (On-campus block of classes)
Works of authorship travel easily across national borders, giving copyright law an international dimension almost by definition. Increasingly, national copyright norms are being established at the international level, either in the form of multilateral treaties or bilateral instruments. At the same time, the Member States of the European Union have been pursuing an ambitious programme of harmonization, which might lead to a unified European Copyright Law in the long-term future. This course explores past and recent developments in international copyright law. Particular attention is paid to Comparative law, International Copyright Conventions and Harmonisation of copyright law in Europe.
Having successfully completion this course students will:
One research assignment (3,750 words): 50%