Korea has sophisticated copyright laws but remains one of the largest copyright pirates in the world. This article argues that the current Korean position on copyright is an amalgamation of a backward reminiscence of culture and a forward march towards globalisation and industrialisation. The author suggests that culture plays a role in copyright infringement, but economics and resistance towards globalisation are also strong driving forces underlying the Korean position.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Media and Arts Law Review|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|