The program will be held this year: August 5 - 9, 2013.
The course begins with a broad overview of different copyright models, comparing Anglo-American, European and Israeli approaches. Subjects then discussed, with students' active participation, include the development of open source software and creative works, the digitilization of works, internet architecture, and moral rights. The commodification of culture and its global commercialization is addressed.
Visiting lecturers 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, a presentation will be given by an expert in the Oxford University computing center.
Reading and writing assignments for the course are to be completed before arrival. In Oxford there will be a combination of lectures and tutorial-style teaching, as is customary at the University of Oxford.