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QLLM331 International Copyright: International Treaties and Cross-Border Litigation (Sem 1)

Module description

The course will set out the basic tenets and principles of copyright law, as understood within the international context, and which is binding on all WTO Member States. This will entail the study of the evolution and implementation of major copyright treaties. The course will develop these principles by looking at the current crucial issues which are facing copyright users and industries, including the following: ownership, authorial power, collective management, networked technologies and user rights.

Prerequisites

None

Applicable Groupings

Mode of Assessment

7,500 word course essay

Credits

22.5 Credits

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