Trade in Education: The Role of Copyright


By Leanne Wiseman

In Australia, as in many other countries, education is increasingly thought of in terms of trade. Given that copyright law has long functioned as a trade regulation device, it may be reasonable to expect that consideration would be given to the role that copyright may play in regulating the so-called education industry. However, the approach taken to copyright law is often disparate and confusing. This article re-examines approaches to ownership of copyright of works in universities and how copyright may be seen, not as a property right to be fought over but as a specific tool of regulation and governance.

page: 331 – 339
Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation
Volume 16, Issue 3

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