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New Directions in Copyright Law will be a six-part series, edited by Professor Fiona Macmillan, publishing the workshop and conference papers of the AHRC Copyright Research Network. The series will be published by Edward Elgar.

2004 Workshop Papers:
A collection of workshop papers from 2004 has been published as New Directions in Copyright Law Volume 1 in 2005. Volume 1 contains papers by: Birgitte Andersen, Richard Kozul-Wright and Zeljka Kozul-Wright
Kathy Bowrey
John Cahir
Guiseppino D'Agostino
Helle Porsdam
Katerina Sideri
Joost Smiers
Stina Teilmann
Guido Westkamp.

2005 Workshop Papers:
A collection of workshop papers from 2005 has been published as New Directions in Copyright Law Volume 3 in 2006. Volume 3 contains papers by:
Michael Blakeney
David Brennan
Johanna Gibson
Alex Magaisa
Matthew Rimmer
Robynne Quiggin
Kimberlee Weatherall
Guido Westkamp
Daphne Zografos.

2006 Workshop Papers:
Workshop papers from 2006 will be published as New Directions in Copyright Law Volume 5 and will be due for publication in early summer 2007. Volume 3 contains papers by:
Birgitte Andersen
Kathy Bowrey
Estelle Derclaye
Christophe Geiger
Christoph Beat Graber
Johnathan Griffiths
Meir Perez Pugatch
Uma Suthersanen


Working papers presented at the workshops in 2004 and 2005 are available as .pdf files below.

Workshop on Network Theme 1
(Theoretical Framework of Copyright Law):
Mr John Cahir, Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute
The Moral Case against Copyright Law in the Digitally Networked Environment
Dr Kathy Bowrey, School of Law, University of New South Wales
Can we afford to think about copyright in a global marketplace?
Ms Stina Teilmann, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Copenhagen
His Own Unaided Work
Professor Joost Smiers, Centre of Research of the Utrecht School of the Arts, The Netherlands
Artistic Expression in a Corporate World: Do we need monopolistic control?

Workshop on Network Theme 2
(Globalisation, Convergence and Divergence):
Dr Helle Porsdam, Center for American Studies, University of Southern Denmark
From Pax Americana to Lex Americana: American Legal and Cultural Hegemony
Dr Birgitte Andersen, School of Management, Birkbeck, University of London
The Social and Economic Effects of Copyrights in the Era of Globalization: A Contribution to the Convergence vs Divergence Debate
Dr Katerina Sideri, School of Law, University of Exeter
The Legal Regulation of Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Systems
Dr Guido Westkamp, Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute, University of London
Convergence of IP Rights and the Creation of Sui Generis Protection under TRIPS
Ms Pina D’Agostino, St Peter’s College, University of Oxford
Globalisation, Convergence and Divergence: Freelance Work in the Digital Era

Workshop on Network Theme 4 (Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Culture)
Professor Michael Blakeney, Queen Mary Intellectual Property Institute:
International Developments in the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions
Dr Jane Anderson, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies & Centre for Folklore and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution:
The Politics of Indigenous Knowledge: Australia’s Proposed Communal Moral Rights Bill
Dr Alex Tawanda Magaisa, School of Law, University of Nottingham:
Knowledge and Power: Legal, Political and Socio-Historical Perspectives on the Protection of Traditional Medical Knowledge Systems in Zimbabwe
Dr Johanna Gibson, Queen Mary Intellectual Property Institute:
Community and the Exhaustion of Culture: Creative Territories in Traditional Cultural Expressions

Workshop on Network Theme 3 (Developments in Rights Neighbouring on Copyright)
Dr Matthew Rimmer, Faculty of Law, Australian National University
The Garden of Australian Dreams: The Moral Rights of Landscape Architects

Kimberlee Weatherall, Faculty of Law, University Of Melbourne, Associate Director (Law) IPRIA
“Pretend-y Rights”. On the Insanely Complicated New Regime for Performers' Rights in Australia, and how Australian Performers got gypped.

Workshop on Network Theme 5 (Copyright and the New Technologies)
Workshop on Network Theme 6 (Copyright, Corporate Power and Human Rights)

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