Postgraduate Module Descriptor

LAWM075: Copyright Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

  • Bainbridge, Intellectual Property Law, 9th edition (Longman, 2012).
  • Bently, L. and Sherman, B., Intellectual Property Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008).
  • Copinger and Skone-James, Copinger & Skone-James on Copyright, 16th edition (2010) available on Westlaw
  • Cornish, Llewelyn & Aplin, Intellectual Property 7th edition (Sweet and Maxwell, 2010)
  • Deazley, R. Rethinking Copyright (EE, 2006)
  • Edward Samuels, The Illustrated Story of Copyright (St Martins Press, 2000)
  • Flint, Fitzpatrick and Thorne, A User’s Guide to Copyright, 6th edition, (2006)
  • Holyoak & Torremans, Intellectual Property Law, 5th edition, (OUP, 2008)
  • Jessica Litman, Digital Copyright: Protecting Intellectual Property on the Internet (Prometheus Books, 2001)
  • Lawrence Lessig, The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World (Random House, 2001)
  • Lyman Ray Patterson, Copyright in Historical Perspective (Vanderbilt University Press, 1968)
  • MacQueen H., Waelde C., and Laurie G., Contemporary Intellectual Property (OUP, 2008).
  • Mark Rose, Authors and Owners: The Invention of Copyright (Harvard University Press, 1993).
  • Peter Drahos, A Philosophy of Intellectual Property (Dartmouth, 1996).
  • Richard H. Chused, A Copyright Anthology: The Technology Frontier (Anderson Publishing Co, 1998).
  • Rosemary J Coombe, The Cultural Life of Intellectual Properties: Authorship, Appropriation, and the Law (Duke University Press, 1998)
  • Tritton, G., (2002) Intellectual Property in Europe (London: Sweet & Maxwell).
  • Vaidhyanathan, (2001) Copyrights and Copywrongs. The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Threatens Creativity (New York: New York University Press).
  • Van De Graaf, E. S. (1997) Patent law and Modern Biotechnology (Rotterdam: Gouda Quint).
  • Vitoria and Prescott, Copyright and Designs, 4th edition, Butterworths (2011)