The theme for the copyright law and policy in the Asia Pacific conference is deliberately broad in scope to encourage presentations addressing the diverse interests of copyright users, owners and policymakers in the region.
Areas for discussion include (but are not limited to) the scope of the permitted exceptions, the location and regulation of online communications to the public, local jurisdiction over foreign infringements, enforcement mechanisms in domestic copyright law, etc.
Confirmed keynote speakers include:
- Professor Peter Yu, Co-Director at the Centre for Law and Intellectual Property, Texas A&M University School of Law
Topic: "Chinese Copyright Law at 25"
- Professor Susy Frankel, Chair of the Copyright Tribunal (NZ), Victoria University Faculty of Law
Topic:"The Impact of TPP and Trade Agreements on Copyright and Investment in the Creative Economy"
- Professor Adrian Sterling, Patron and founder member APCA, Queen Mary University of London
Topic: "Asian Pacific Copyright Code: Proposal for Consideration" (via video conferencing)