Third Party Copyright and Public Information Infrastructure/Registries: How Much Copyright Tax Must the Public Pay?
Fitzgerald, Brian F. & Atkinson, Benedict A. (2011) Third Party Copyright and Public Information Infrastructure/Registries: How Much Copyright Tax Must the Public Pay? In Fitzgerald, Brian F. & Perry, Mark (Eds.) Knowledge Policy for the Twenty-First Century : A Legal Perspective. Irwin Law Inc., Canada.
In a case currently before the High Court of Australia (Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) v NSW ) the fundamental question at issue is whether the owner (in this case surveyors) of copyright material (in this case land survey plans) that is submitted as part of a public register (in this case the land titles registry) with all the benefits that entails, should nonetheless have the right to charge the government and end users every time they reproduce or communicate that material to the public. This book chapter examines the merits of this claim.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
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|Keywords:||Intellectual Property, Crown Copyright, Survey Plans, Land Title, Crown Use of Copyright, Copyright Act, Sections 176, 177, 183, Unremunerated Use, Sterile Copyright, Public Information Infrastructure, Copyright History, Liability for Copyright Infringement, CAL v NSW, High Court of Australia, Public Record, Public Registry, Constitution, Acquisition on Just Terms, s 51 (31)Constitution, s51 (18) Constitution, Collecting Society|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)|
|Divisions:||Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Brian F. Fitzgerald and Benedict A. Atkinson|
|Deposited On:||27 May 2008 00:00|
|Last Modified:||08 Oct 2015 15:10|
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