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Upon successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Understand the copyright in an international context.
Interpret national copyright law in the light of International obligations.
Analyze copyright claims in in relation to subsistence, protected rights and permitted uses.
Critically appreciate the jurisprudence of the CJEu in copyright matters.
Reflect on copyright law in the light of technological developments.
Critically reflect upon the balance within copyright law between right holders, users and the general public.
Demonstrate good legal writing and research skills.
Topics may vary, but generally will include
International Copyright treaties (Berne Convention, WIPI Treaties, TRIPS)
National copyright laws in Ireland, the UK, the US, Germany, and France)
Protected subject matter
Exceptions & limitations / Fair use
Copyright and digital technologies (AI, Blockchain)
This module also provides opportunities for students to improve their research skills.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
Not applicable to this module.
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
The case comment will be discussed in class post-subission. Students will be given individual written feedback on final paper.
|Assoc Professor Cliona Kelly||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|