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Brian Fitzgerald

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Professor Fitzgerald studied law at the Queensland University of Technology ('QUT'), graduating as a University Medallist in Law. He holds postgraduate degrees in law from Oxford University and Harvard University. He is well known in the areas of intellectual property and internet law, and has worked closely with Australian governments on facilitating access to public sector information.
From 1998 to 2002 Professor Fitzgerald was Head of the School of Law and Justice at SouthernCross University in New South Wales, and from January 2002 to January 2007 was appointed asHead of the School of Law at QUT. In 2009, he was appointed to the Australian Government's 'Government 2.0 Taskforce' and to the Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP). From 2007 to March 2012 Professor Fitzgerald was a specialist Research Professor in Intellectual Property and Innovation at QUT.

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Report

16 Oct 2008

This article outlines and critically evaluates the case of Ice TV v National Nine Network. This case which is being heard before the High Court of Australia in October 2008 considers the boundaries of copyright protection for compilations.

In October 2008, all seven...

Report

16 Oct 2008

This article outlines and critically evaluates the case of Ice TV v National Nine Network. This case which is being heard before the High Court of Australia in October 2008 considers the boundaries of copyright protection for compilations.

In October 2008, all seven...

Book

13 Aug 2008

This e-book provides an insight into the key issues facing copyright law and digital content policy in a networked information world, based on papers presented at the First International Forum on the Content Industry and Intellectual Property. Published by Sydney University Press, this e-book provides...

Article

17 Apr 2008

This article outlines the way in which the rise of digital technologies and online social networks has challenged the rationale and efficacy of copyright law. This article, first published in European Intellectual Property Review outlines the way in which the rise of digital technologies and...

Report

28 Aug 2007

This report evaluates and responds to the outcomes of CCau Industry Forum, a research-focused industry engagement event held in November 2006. The event was organised by the CCi Creative Commons Clinic and Creative Commons and Open Content Licensing research projects in response to the Digital...

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