Kōrero: Intellectual property law

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When John Radford’s sculpture (shown here in Western Park, Auckland) was used by clothing manufacturer and retailer Hallensteins to decorate a t-shirt without his agreement, he went to court. But the court decided that, under section 73 of the Copyright Act, Hallensteins was engaged in a permitted activity. Some copying of sculptures, models for building or works of artistic craftsmanship that were permanently situated in a public place was allowed.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Kenny Rodger

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Susy Frankel, 'Intellectual property law - Copyright', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/45787/public-availability (accessed 5 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Susy Frankel, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014