Crystal palaces: Copyright law and public architecture

Rimmer, Matthew (2002) Crystal palaces: Copyright law and public architecture. Bond Law Review, 14(2), pp. 320-346.

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Abstract

This paper investigates copyright law and public architecture in the context of cultural institutions of Australia. Part 1 examines the case of the Sydney Opera House to illustrate the past position of architects in respect of copyright law. It goes onto consider the framework laid down by the Copyright Amendment (Moral Rights) Act 2000 (Cth) to resolve copyright disputes over moral rights and architecture. Part 2 considers the argument over the proposed renovations to the National Gallery of Australia between Dr Brian Kennedy and the original architect Colin Madigan. Part 3 finally deals with the allegations that Ashton Raggatt McDougall, the architects of the National Museum of Australia, plagiarised the designs of Daniel Libeskind for the Jewish Berlin Museum.

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ID Code: 85368
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Architecture, artistic works, Copyright law, cultural institutions, economic rights, Moral Rights, Sculpture, Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Research Group
ISSN: 2202-4824
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Matthew Rimmer
Deposited On: 17 Aug 2015 03:11
Last Modified: 15 May 2017 17:24

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