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Copyrightability and formats of television shows under English law

Antoniou, Alexandros K (2018) 'Copyrightability and formats of television shows under English law.' Journal of Computer, Media and Telecommunications Law, 23 (2). 89 - 92. ISSN 1746-7616 (In Press)

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Abstract

The article discusses the High Court decision in Banner Universal Motion Pictures Ltd v Endemol Shine Group Ltd (Ch D) on whether the format for a television game show can be eligible for copyright protection under English law. It analyses the conditions required for the format of such shows to be classified as dramatic works and considers the importance of the decision for the media industry.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Copyright, Television formats
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Law, School of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2018 19:24
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2019 09:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/22191

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