The Academic C class="HTML_0020Preformatted__Char">enter of Law and Business
Summer Program in Oxford
Property: Copyright in the Computer Age
Dr. Kim Treiger class="HTML_0020Preformatted__Char">-Bar-Am
The summer program will bring class="HTML_0020Preformatted__Char">a small group of students to Oxford, UK. Its
subject is intellectual property, with a focus on copyright issues raised
in the computer age. The program will include presentations from
scholars from the University of Oxford and the London School of Economics.
Dates class="HTML_0020Preformatted__Char">: The program will be held from August 1 - August
Program: The course will begin with a broad overview
of different copyright models, comparing Anglo-American, European and
Israeli approaches. Subjects then discussed, with students’ active
participation, will include the development of open source software
and creative works, digitilisation of works, internet architecture,
moral rights, the commodification of culture and its global commercialization.
Visiting lecturers will class="HTML_0020Preformatted__Char">augment the course on particular subject matters,
including competitition issues, and trademark rights over domain names.
In addition to the lectures presented by legal scholars from the Universities
of Oxford and LSE, presentations are planned by an expert in the Oxford
University computing center, and a video-conference with a director
at the Oxford Internet Institute.
Reading will be assigned before-hand. In Oxford
there will be a combination of lectures and tutorial-style teaching,
as is customary at the University of Oxford.
Accommodation class="HTML_0020Preformatted__Char">: Participants will find accommodation arranged at
St. John's College, University of Oxford. St. John's is one of
Oxford's oldest colleges, established in the 1400's. It is located
in the heart of Oxford, and is one of the city and University's great
historic spots. It was the College to which Charles I fled when
chased by Cromwell's troops at the time of the 17th century Revolution.
Participants will be accommodated in student rooms, with access to the
College’s grounds and gardens. Breakfast will be taken in the
College Hall. Course sessions will be held in the College as well.
Expenses: class="HTML_0020Preformatted__Char"> The cost of tuition for the course will be 150 Euros.
Participants will also cover the cost of their flight and transport
to Oxford. Accommodation in St. John’s College will be at the
special rate of 30 pounds per night, including breakfast.