This project investigated the impact of the Copyright and Information Society Directive 2001 on the domestic laws of Member States within the wider international context. The study focused on the limitations/ exceptions to be found in the Directive, and on its impact on the work carried out by HEI's.

Recent Submissions

  • Creative Commons, Integrated Circuits, Open Access, Information Technologies 

    Waelde, Charlotte (Oxford University Press, 2006)
    The contribution to Oxford Enclopaedia broadly discusses the information technologies and technologies used to protect and disseminate content posted on the Internet. Creative Commons licenses as a means of protecting ...
  • Moral Rights and the Internet: Squaring the Circle 

    Waelde, Charlotte; de Souza, Lionel (Sweet & Maxwell, 2002)
    The article examines the attributes of moral rights, as found in copyright law, over works created and distributed across the Internet. The authors discuss challenges inherent in distributing works across borders with ...
  • Databases and Lawful Users: the chink in the armour 

    Waelde, Charlotte (Sweet & Maxwell, 2006)
    The article examines the Database Directive, reviewed by the European Commission in 2005, in assessing whether it resulted in increased investment in the industry and if not, why. Waelde goes onto discuss what the ...
  • The Internet: an introduction for lawyers 

    Terrett, Andrew; Monaghan, Iain (AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, 1999-01)
    Given the intense media coverage that the Internet has attracted over the past few years, one might reasonably argue that the Internet needs no introduction. It has successfully permeated into our everyday lives in a ...
  • Trade Marks and Domain Names: There's a lot in a name 

    Waelde, Charlotte (AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, 2000-01)
    Over two years ago, it was predicted that the end of the Internet was nigh unless there were concerted efforts put into place to solve the problems associated with domain names and trade mark clashes. Certainly, the ...
  • Copyright and the Internet 

    MacQueen, Hector L (AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, 2000-01)
    Paper presented by MacQueen, 2000.
  • Archiving in the Digital Era 

    Frow, John (AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, 2006-12)
    I'm neither a lawyer nor a librarian; what I'm doing in this paper is putting together pieces of knowledge from fields in which I have no expertise, so I make no promise that my knowledge is entirely accurate or entirely ...
  • Open Access Licences 

    Guadamuz, Andres (AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, 2006-12)
    Presentation by Guadamuz about open access licences.
  • The Digital Divide: It's the Content Stupid 

    Guadamuz, Andres (Sweet and Maxwell, 2005)
    The article examines the notion of the digital divide, not purely from physical access to the Internet, but from availability to online content. It focusses particularly on concerns held by developing countries, and of ...
  • The Common Information Environment and Creative Commons 

    Guadamuz, Andres; Hatcher, Jordan; Waelde, Charlotte; Barker, Ed; Duncan, Charles (AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, 2005-10-10)
    A report by Intrallect, Guadamuz and Waelde on the use of Creative Commons licences for the Common Information Environment. Submitted in October 2005.
  • Madster and Madster: File-sharing and Copyright Infringement Again 

    MacQueen, Hector L (W Green, 2003)
    The article examines file-sharing across the internet.
  • From Napster to Grokster 

    MacQueen, Hector L (W Green, 2003)
    An article examining the free exchange and file sharing of copyright music, films and other digital media over the Internet.

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