1. Rebecca Giblin and Kimberlee Weatherall (eds), What if we could reimagine copyright? (ANU Press, 2017). [full text]
  2. Code Wars: 10 years of P2P Software Litigation, (Edward Elgar, 2011).

Book chapters

  1. ‘A future of international copyright? Berne and the front door out’ in Megan Richardson, Graeme Austin, Andrew Christie and Andrew Kenyon (eds), Interconnected Intellectual Property (forthcoming Cambridge University Press, 2020). [full text]
  2. ‘Asking the right questions in copyright cases’ in Tana Pistorius (ed), Intellectual Property Perspectives on the Regulation of New Technologies (Edward Elgar, November 2018) (with Jane C. Ginsburg). [full text]
  3. ‘Is it copyright’s role to fill houses with books?’ in Susy Frankel and Daniel Gervais (eds), Intellectual Property and the Regulation of the Internet (Victoria University Press, 2017). [full text]
  4. ‘If we redesigned copyright from scratch, what might it look like?’ in Rebecca Giblin and Kimberlee Weatherall (eds), What if we could reimagine copyright? (ANU Press, 2017) (with Kimberlee Weatherall). [full text]
  5. ‘Reimagining Copyright’s Duration’ in Rebecca Giblin and Kimberlee Weatherall (eds), What if we could reimagine copyright? (ANU Press, 2017). [full text]
  6. ‘A collection of impossible ideas’ in Rebecca Giblin and Kimberlee Weatherall (eds), What if we could reimagine copyright? (ANU Press, 2017) (with Kimberlee Weatherall). [full text]
  7. ‘Beyond Graduated Response’ in Susy Frankel and Daniel Gervais (eds), The Evolution and Equilibrium of Copyright in the Digital Age (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Selected research papers

  1. ‘Are contracts enough? An empirical study of Australian publishing agreements’ (forthcoming Melbourne University Law Review) (with Joshua Yuvaraj). [full advance text]
  2. ‘What happens when books enter the public domain? Testing copyright’s underuse hypothesis across Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Canada’ 42(4) University of NSW Law Journal 1215 (2019) (with Jacob Flynn and François Petitjean). [full text]
  3. ‘What can 100,000 books tell us about the international public library e-lending landscape?’ 24(3) Information Research paper 838 (2019) (with Jenny Kennedy, Charlotte Pelletier, Julian Thomas, Kimberlee Weatherall and François Petitjean). [full text]
  4. ‘Available – but not accessible? Investigating publisher e-lending licensing practices’ 24(3) Information Research paper 837 (2019) (with Jenny Kennedy, Kimberlee Weatherall, Daniel Gilbert, Julian Thomas and François Petitjean). [full text]
  5. ‘Why were Commonwealth reversionary rights abolished (and what can we learn where they remain)?’ (2019) 41 European Intellectual Property Review 163-171 (with Joshua Yuvaraj). [full text]
  6. ‘A new copyright bargain? Reclaiming lost culture and getting authors paid’ (2018) 41 Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts 369-411. [full text]
  7. ‘Fat horses and starving sparrows: On bullshit in copyright debates’ (2018) 232 Overland 33-38. [full text]
  8. ‘Making sense of “the public interest” in copyright’, Intellectual Property and Access to Science and Culture: Convergence or Conflict?, Global Perspectives for the Intellectual Property System (2016) CEIPI-ICTSD 3 (with Kimberlee Weatherall).
  9. ‘We (Still) Need to Talk About Aereo: New Controversies and Unresolved Questions after the Supreme Court’s Decision’ (2015) 38 Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts (with Jane C. Ginsburg) Note: selected as one of 2015’s best papers in IP, anthologised in annual Intellectual Property Law Review. [full text]
  10. ‘At the intersection of public service and the market: Libraries and the future of lending’ (2015) 26 Australian Intellectual Property Journal 4-26 (with Kimberlee Weatherall). [full text]
  11. ‘On Aereo and Avoision’ (2014) 32(4) Copyright Reporter (with Jane C. Ginsburg)
  12. ‘Evaluating Graduated Response’ (2014) 37 Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts 147-209. [full text]
  13. ‘We Need to Talk About Aereo: Copyright-Avoiding Business Models, Cloud Storage and a Principled Reading of the ‘Transmit’ Clause” (2014) Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper Series 480 (with Jane C. Ginsburg). [full text]
  14. ‘When ISPs Become Copyright Police’ (2014) 18(2) IEEE Internet Computing 84-87.
  15. ‘Was the High Court in iiNet right to be chary of a common law graduated response?’ (2013) 18(4) Media and Arts Law Review 283-309. [full text]
  16. ‘Stranded in the technological dark ages: implications of the Full Federal Court’s decision in NRL v Optus’ (2012) 35 European Intellectual Property Review 632-641. [full text]
  17. ‘On the (new) New Zealand graduated response law (and why it’s unlikely to achieve its aims)’ (2012) 62(4) Telecommunications Journal of Australia 1-54.14. [full text]
  18. ‘Optus v NRL: A Seismic Shift for Time Shifting in Australia’ (2012) 35 European Intellectual Property Review 357-363. [full text]
  19. ‘The P2P Wars: How Code Beat Law’ (2012) 16(3) IEEE Internet Computing 92-94. [full text]
  20. ‘Australia’s High Court rules on ISP’s liability for user infringements’ (2012) 7(8) Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 559-560.
  21. ‘Physical world assumptions and software world realities (and why there are more P2P software providers than ever before)’ (2011) 35(1) Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts 57-118. [full text]
  22. ‘The uncertainties, baby: Hidden perils of Australia’s authorisation law’ (2009) 20 Australian Intellectual Property Journal 148-177. [full text]
  23. ‘A Bit Liable? A Guide to Navigating the US Secondary Liability Patchwork’ (2008) 25(1) Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal 7-49. [full text]
  24. ‘On Sony, StreamCast and Smoking Guns’ (2007) 29(6) European Intellectual Property Review 215-226. [full text]
  25. ‘Kazaa goes the way of Grokster? Authorisation of Copyright Infringement via peer-to-peer networks in Australia’ (2006) 17(1) Australian Intellectual Property Journal 53-76 (with Mark Davison). [full text]
  26. ‘Australia to become ‘nerve centre’ for P2P litigation?’ (2006) 7(5) Computer Review International 156-158. [full text]
  27. ‘Rewinding Sony: An Inducement Theory of Secondary Liability’ (2005) 27(11) European Intellectual Property Review 428-436. [full text]

Research reports

  1. Jenny Kennedy, Rebecca Giblin, Kimberlee Weatherall and Julian Thomas, ‘Driven by demand – Public library perspectives on the elending market’ (2020).
  2. Joshua Yuvaraj and Rebecca Giblin, ‘The Author’s Interest Project – Copyright Reversion’ (2019).
  3. Rebecca Giblin, ‘Authorisation in Context’ (2014) [commissioned research report]

Popular press and online

  1. ‘Five ways to boost Australian writers’ earnings’, The Conversation, 4 February 2019 (with Joshua Yuvaraj).
  2. ‘Everything he does, he does it for us. Why Bryan Adams is on to something important about copyright’, The Conversation, 25 September 2018 (over 15,000 reads).
  3. ‘What Business Insider’s rambling hatchet job gets wrong about my work on copyright’, Crikey, 28 August 2017.
  4. Rebecca Giblin and Kimberlee Weatherall, ‘Demonising the Productivity Commission distracts from what’s needed now’, The Age/Sydney Morning Herald, 19 August 2016.
  5. ‘Why Copyright Needs Fixing’, Australian Financial Review, 12 December 2012.
  6. Rebecca Giblin, ‘Megaupload in mega trouble (so back-up your online content)’, The Conversation, 20 January 2012.
  7. ‘How litigation only spurred on P2P file sharing’ itnews, 11 November 2011 (over 20,000 reads).
  8. ‘No surprise people ignore copyright’ The Age (Melbourne), 9 February 2010, concurrently published online on the websites of the Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Times, WA Today and Adelaide Now newspapers.
  9. ‘Kazaa pays $151m’, The Age (Melbourne), 15 August 2006, at 3 (Next), concurrently published in The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney), 15 August 2006, at 3 (Next).
  10. ‘Sometimes it’s fair game to shoot the messenger, court decision shows’, The Age (Melbourne), 13 September 2005, at 29 (Next), concurrently published in The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney), 13 September 2005, at 29 (Next).

Podcasts and videos

  1. ‘Rebecca Giblin on copyright contracts’, Ipse Dixit podcast with Brian L. Frye, 8 April 2020. [Link]
  2. ‘Empowering authors around copyright with Rebecca Giblin’, The Creative Penn podcast with Joanna Penn, 27 January 2020. [Link|Transcript]
  3. ‘What if copyright law took authors rights seriously? A conversation with Professor Rebecca Giblin’, LawBytes podcast with Michael Geist, 15 April 2019. [Link|Transcript]
  4. Cory Doctorow and Rebecca Giblin on industry consolidation: ‘capitalism with the gloves off’, 4 March 2019
  5. #notallpublishers – independent publishing conference keynote, 19 Jan 2019
  6. ‘Rebecca Giblin, Australian Research Council Future Fellow’, Backmatter publishing industry podcast, 30 November 2018. [Link]
  7. ‘Rebecca Giblin explains why authors and artists struggle to get paid’ 24 Oct 2018
  8. ‘Rebecca Giblin on Copyright Policy and Reform’, Ipse Dixit podcast with Brian L. Frye, 11 October 2018. [Link|iTunes link]
  9. ‘How do writers get paid?’ Rebecca Giblin, Cory Doctorow, Alex Adsett and Zoe Rodriguez, Wheeler Centre, 1 March 2018