School of Law

QLLM331 International Copyright: International Treaties and Cross-Border Litigation (Sem 1)

Module description

The course will set out the basic tenets and principles of copyright law, as understood within the international context, and which is binding on all WTO Member States. This will entail the study of the evolution and implementation of major copyright treaties. The course will develop these principles by looking at the current crucial issues which are facing copyright users and industries, including the following: ownership, authorial power, collective management, networked technologies and user rights.



Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law
  • LLM in Intellectual Property Law
  • LLM in International Business Law
  • LLM in Media Law
  • LLM in Law and Economics
  • Laws (General)
  • LLM Flexible Study.

Mode of Assessment

5,000 word course essay


22.5 Credits