2018 IP & Media Law Conference

Dr David Tan

Keynote Speakers

Dr Marta Poblet Balcell Vice-Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow, RMIT
Dr Claes Granmar Associate Professor in European Law, Stockholm University
Dr Andrew Scott Associate Professor of Law, London School of Economics
Dr David Tan Associate Professor, Vice Dean (Academic Affairs) National University of Singapore


Dates: 5 & 6 April 2018
Program: Click here
Location: Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham St. Carlton, Victoria, 3053, Australia

Panelists talking to each other


Journalists’ privilege

Larina Mullins Editorial Counsel, Fairfax
Michael Bachelard Investigations Editor, The Age
Justin Quill Principal Lawyer, M+K Lawyers
Dan Oakes Senior Reporter, ABC News
Jason Bosland Deputy Director, Centre for Media and Communications Law
Chip le Grand The Australian
Chair: Haroon Hassan Victorian Bar

Safe harbour and other ports in the storm: The future of user-generated content platforms in Australia

Emma Shadbolt Assistant Director, Copyright Law and Policy Section, Department of Communications and the Arts
Martin Hosking co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Redbubble Ltd
Chair: Joel Barrett Allens

Copyright Tribunal as exception-maker: Are both flexibility and certainty achievable?

David Brennan University of Technology, Sydney
Kimberlee Weatherall University of Sydney
Jill McKeough University of Technology, Sydney
Chair: Sam Ricketson Melbourne Law School

Future of Public Interest Journalism

Matthew Ricketson Deakin University
Margaret Simons Monash University
Jock Given Swinburne University
Chair: Jason Bosland Melbourne Law School

In addition to the listed keynotes and panels, papers were delivered from researchers in law, media studies, IP and related fields.

Topics included:

  • Amateur media and user-generated content
  • Broadband futures
  • Competition
  • Content creation, use and re-use
  • Convergence
  • Copyright and speech
  • Data and surveillance
  • Defamation and public debate
  • Design cultures and practices
  • Digital publics
  • Free speech
  • Intermediaries, responsibility, control, neutrality
  • Journalism and popular media
  • Measuring and valuing IP
  • Media representations of law
  • Networks and networking
  • Patents and economy
  • Privacy and publicity
  • Privacy by design
  • Public knowledge
  • Public media
  • Reporting courts
  • Strategic uses of IP
  • Surveillance and security
  • Technology and IPRs
  • Trademarks, and more…