Battling in a virtual world: A proposal for increased copyright protection of multimedia products in Australia

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Abstract

This article discusses the adequacy of copyright protection afforded to multimedia products pursuant to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and in response to international obligations.
The paper critically evaluates the effect that the most recent amendments to the Copyright Act have had on the protection of copyright in multimedia products. An outline of some practical measures of protection available to copyright owners as alternatives or complements to the current statutory regime is provided, ultimately concluding that the current legislative protection is ineffective.
The paper closes by considering possible future reform by way of statutory amendments to the Copyright Act aimed at increasing protection of copyright in multimedia products.





Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)515-524
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Intellectual Property & Law Practice
Volume7
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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