Asia

Online@AsiaPacific: Mobile, Social and Locative Media in the Asia–Pacific

Authors: 
Larissa Hjorth, Michael Arnold
Publication date: 
31 March 2013
Type: 
book

The six case studies which inform this book: Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, Manila, Singapore and Melbourne, offer a range of economic, socio-cultural, linguistic and religious differences, enabling the authors to provide new insights into specific issues pertaining to mobile media in each city.

CCI Director's News - April 2012

Publication date: 
3 April 2012
Type: 
commentary

Welcome to our first CCI newsletter for 2012. The Centre has been quick out of the blocks to start the year, with many publications out, a number of events already held, and plenty more to come. It’s shaping up as an even busier year than 2011, itself a truly impressive year of achievement, as showcased in the recently released CCI Annual Report (available at www.cci.edu.au/reports/2011.pdf )

China's New Creative Clusters: Governance, Human Capital and Investment

Authors: 
Michael Keane
Publication date: 
15 December 2011
Type: 
book

Recognising that creativity is a major driving force in the post-industrial economy, the Chinese government has recently established a range of "creative clusters" – industrial parks devoted to media industries, and arts districts – in order to promote the development of the creative industries. This book examines these new creative clusters, outlining their nature and purpose, and assessing their effectiveness.

The Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: Comparative perspectives from the Asia-Pacific region

Publication date: 
15 June 2011
Type: 
book

Concerted efforts to enforce global intellectual property rights (IPR) continue to focus intensely on the developing countries of East Asia, and China in particular. These efforts have spawned a complex system of legal mechanisms that is still very much in process of evolution, encompassing international and regional conventions, WTO dispute settlements, bilateral and plurilateral treaties, decisions of national courts and regulatory bodies, and a welter of local laws and border controls.

China's creative industries: copyright, social network markets and the business of culture in a digital age

Publication date: 
15 November 2010
Type: 
book

‘Digital economy policy for the creative industries is framed too commonly in terms of refining and strengthening intellectual property rights. As digitalization grows in scope and importance, Lucy Montgomery’s intriguing book shows how the limitations of this narrow approach have become all too apparent, as China’s creative industries are thriving in an ever increasing digital global society because (and not despite) of the fact that their businesses, innovations, skills and markets have grown up with weak copyright enforcement regimes.’

Traditional knowledge, traditional cultural expressions and intellectual property law in the Asia-Pacific region

Publication date: 
20 March 2009
Type: 
book

Among the many contentious matters thrown up by the relentless march of economic globalization, those forms of knowledge variously known as 'indigenous' or 'traditional' remain seriously threatened, despite numerous transnational initiatives and highly publicized debate. It is not proving easy to bring these holistic worldviews into accordance with the technical terms and classifications of intellectual property law.

Recent Publications in IP Law in Asia, by Professor Christoph Antons

Publication date: 
25 March 2009
Type: 
report

Book chapters and articles published in 2008 and 2009

Chapters in books

“Copyright Law Reform and the Information Society in Indonesia”, in: B. Fitzgerald, Fuping Gao, D. O’Brien and Sampsung Xiaoxiang Shi (eds.), Copyright Law, Digital Content and the Internet in the Asia-Pacific, Sydney: Sydney University Press 2008, pp. 235-255

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