My presentation discussed a handful of Indian case studies on issues involving public domain works, suggesting that the principle of free access to the public domain is more complicated than it might appear at first glance. The presentation was closely based on research published by Professor Peter K. Yu in a Special Issue of the WIPO Journal dedicated to IP and […]
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This course is a series of 4 classes on “Moral Rights and New Technology.” Course slides can be downloaded here (Part 1) and here (Part 2). Extra slides on Copyright Fundamentals can be downloaded here.
I will be teaching International Aspects of IP Law at Monash Law School in Melbourne, Australia, from March 14-19 2013. The course outline can be viewed here.
The thrilling December Season is now underway in Chennai. In honour of the Season, I am posting slides for a presentation that I delivered at the Oxford Indian Institute comparing approaches to classical music in the Indian Carnatic tradition and the West, and entitled “Two Solitudes: Western and Indian Musical Traditions”: “What are the challenges […]
I am delighted to announce the launch of a new blog dedicated to Indian National Poet, C. Subramania Bharati (1882-1921): subramaniabharati.com. The blog has been established by Bharati’s granddaughter, and pre-eminent Bharati scholar, Dr. S. Vijaya Bharati. She will bring a half-century of experience in Bharati studies to the blog, which promises to be an […]
Why does the United States not recognize moral rights for authors, and what can be done about it? Slides from my presentation at the University of Washington (Seattle) can be viewed here.
Over the next 6 weeks, I will be publishing 6 posts on moral rights at the invitation of Jeremy Phillips of the IPKat, on his 1709 Blog. The first post will deal with the use of music from the classic 1958 film “Vertigo,” directed by Alfred Hitchcock, in this year’s Oscar-winning film, “The Artist,” directed […]
My new book on moral rights from a practice perspective will be published by Oxford University Press (New York). Moral Rights: A Guide to Global Practice is to be a 600-page companion volume to my previous book, Moral Rights: Principles, Practice, and New Technology (OUP 2011), and will examine current legislative frameworks for moral rights at the national and […]
Published in the Spring of 2011, this new book offers a detailed look at the non-commercial aspect of copyright law, widely known as the doctrine of authors’ moral rights. A new edition is pending, with updates on Google Books, Creative Commons, new moral rights cases from the UK, Australia, and India, analysis of state-level approaches […]
I will be speaking to the IP Discussion Group, Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre, on moral rights in collaborative works, from film to indigenous cultural expressions, at the Oxford University Law Faculty Senior Common Room. Abstract and details of the talk can be viewed here.