CopyrightX Trento 2024

The course CopyrightX – University of Trento (Italy) is based on materials developed by William Fisher for CopyrightX at Harvard Law School. “CopyrightX is a twelve-week networked course that has been offered annually since 2013 under the auspices of Harvard Law School and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society

Il corso CopyrightX – University of Trento (Italy) è basato sui materiali sviluppati da William Fisher per CopyrightX alla Harvard Law School.

Harvard CopyrightX Course

Docenti: Roberto Caso, Giulia Dore, Laura Di Nicola

CopyrightX Trento reading

1. The Foundations of Copyright Law

2. Fairness and Personality Theories

3. The Subject Matter of Copyright

4. Welfare Theory

5. Authorship

6. The Mechanics of Copyright

7. The Rights to Reproduce and Modify

  • 17 U.S.C. 106
  • Art. 4, 13, 18, L. 22 aprile 1941, n. 633, Protezione del diritto d’autore e di altri diritti connessi al suo esercizio
  • Art. 2, Directive 2001/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2001 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society
  • Steinberg v. Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., 663 F.Supp. 706 (S.D.N.Y. 1987) [pdf] [MS Word] [h2o] [Illustrations]
  • Rentmeester v. Nike, Inc. (9th Cir. 2018) [pdf]
  • Mannion v. Coors Brewing Co., 377 F.Supp. 2d 444 (S.D.N.Y. 2005): paragraphs 81-94 [pdf] [MS Word] [h2o[Illustrations]
  • Cass. ord., 12 dicembre 2017, n. 29811

8. The Rights to Distribute, Perform, and Display

  • Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons (U.S. Supreme Court, March 19, 2013) [pdf] [MS Word] [h2o]
  • American Broadcasting Companies v. Aereo, Inc., 134 S.Ct. 2498 (2014) [pdf] [MS Word] [h2o]
  • EUCJ, UsedSoft GmbH v. Oracle International Corp.(2012) (C-128/11)
  • EUCJ, GS Media BV v. Sanoma Media Netherlands BV et al. (2016) (C‑160/15)
  • EUCJ,VCAST Limited v. RTI SpA (2017) (C‑265/16)
  • EUCJ, Nederlands Uitgeversverbond et al. v. Tom Kabinet Internet BV et al. (C‑263/18)

9. Fair use and Misuse

10. Cultural Theory

11. Supplements to Copyright: Secondary Liability and Para-copyright

12. Remedies