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This Handbook brings together scholars from around the world in addressing the global significance of, controversies over and alternatives to intellectual property (IP) today. It brings together over fifty of the leading authors in this field across the spectrum of academic disciplines, from law, economics, geography, sociology, politics and anthropology. This volume addresses the full spectrum of IP issues including copyright, patent, trademarks and trade secrets, as well as parallel rights and novel applications. In addition to addressing the role of IP in an increasingly information based and globalized economy and culture, it also challenges the utility and viability of IP today and addresses a range of alternative futures.

Copyright and Film Historiography: The Case of the Orphan Film
Copyright and Film Historiography: The Case of the Orphan Film
Claudy Op den Kamp
Introduction

The 1962 Dutch feature film De overval (The Silent Raid, dir. Paul Rotha, Sapphire Film Productions NV, NL, 1962) tells the story of a silent raid on the House of Detention in the city of Leeuwarden in the north of the Netherlands in December 1944. In this raid, a small group of men forced their way into the penitentiary and liberated 51 members of the resistance movement. The film holds a special place in Dutch history and film history since it was the first feature film that dealt with the Second World War resistance movement.

In 2003, the ...

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