Jani McCutcheon

Journal article

Curing the authorless void: protecting computer-generated works following IceTV and Phone Directories

This article examines and evaluates three possible reform options to ensure copyright protection for computer-generated works. Abstract This article builds on the author’s recent article ‘The Vanishing Author in Computer- Generated Works: A Critical Analysis of Recent Australian Case Law’. That article explained how recent...
Journal article

The vanishing author in computer-generated works: a critical analysis of recent Australian case law

Abstract The use of software is ubiquitous in the creation of many copyright works, yet the requirement in copyright law that every work have a human author who engages in independent intellectual effort means that its use may prevent copyright subsistence. Several recent Australian cases...