Intellectual property, especially the nature of copyright protection, database

Question Description

  1. I need help with this but please use the key reading from here 

    two pages are enough 

    Discussion questions for the seminar

    1. Discuss the nature of copyright protection. In your answer give the relevant law, reasons for copyright protection, examples of what can be protected by copyright as well as other characteristics of copyright protection. Also explain the meaning of ‘fair dealing’ giving at least four ‘fair dealing’ provisions.

    2. Discuss the nature of trade marks and identify the relevant law. In your answer give appropriate examples of trademarks and with regard to trade mark violation, explain what is meant by the terms ‘infringement’ and ‘dilution’.

    3. Discuss the nature and function of digital rights management technologies giving appropriate examples. Also discuss how these technologies are legally protected and the concerns that they raise.

    Key reading

- - - - - -


Todd, P (2005). E-Commerce Law, Chapter 4, pp 77-100; Chapter 3, pp 39- 43 Murray, A (2010), Information Technology Law, Chap 8, pp 171-182.

Copyright. OUT-LAW.COM.
Trademarks. OUT-LAW.COM.
Branding and Intellectual Property. OUT-LAW.COM.
Macqueen, H (2009). ‘Appropriate for the Digital Age’? Copyright and the Internet: Scope of Copyright, in Lilian Edwards and Charlotte Waelde (Editors), Law and the Internet, 2009.

The difference between a company name registration and trade mark registration

Further Reading

- Digital Rights Management and Privacy

- Bainbridge, D (2003).Trademark Infringement, The Internet, and Jurisdiction. Journal of Information Law & Technology, 2003(1) 

Final Answer

sagitahm (527)

The tutor was pretty knowledgeable, efficient and polite. Great service!

Heard about Studypool for a while and finally tried it. Glad I did caus this was really helpful.

Just what I needed… fantastic!


Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors