1. Rebecca Giblin and Cory Doctorow, Chokepoint Capitalism (Beacon in North America; Scribe in Commonwealth, 2022).
  2. Rebecca Giblin and Kimberlee Weatherall (eds), What if we could reimagine copyright? (ANU Press, 2017). [full text]
  3. Rebecca Giblin, Code Wars: 10 years of P2P Software Litigation, (Edward Elgar, 2011).

Book chapters

  1. ‘Creating our own future: towards workable elending,’ (with Weatherall) in Jessica Coates, Victoria Owen and Susan Reilly (eds), Navigating Copyright for Libraries (De Gruyter, 2022). [full text]
  2. ‘Inoculating law schools against bad metrics,’ (with Weatherall) in Kathy Bowrey (ed) Feminist Perspectives on Law, Law Schools and Law Reform (Federation Press, 2021). [full text]
  3. ‘Modernizing Copyright and Saving the Planet? Speculations on WIPO’s Future Role’ (with Weatherall, Ginsburg and Liedes) in Sam Ricketson (ed), World Intellectual Property Organization: The first 50 years and beyond 402-420 (Edward Elgar, 2020).
  4. ‘A future of international copyright? Berne and the front door out’ in Megan Richardson, Graeme Austin, Andrew Christie and Andrew Kenyon (eds), Across Intellectual Property 116-128 Cambridge University Press, 2020. [full text]
  5. ‘Asking the right questions in copyright cases’ (with Ginsburg) in Tana Pistorius (ed), Intellectual Property Perspectives on the Regulation of New Technologies (Edward Elgar, November 2018). [full text]
  6. ‘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]
  7. ‘If we redesigned copyright from scratch, what might it look like?’ (with Weatherall) in Rebecca Giblin and Kimberlee Weatherall (eds), What if we could reimagine copyright? (ANU Press, 2017). [full text]
  8. ‘Reimagining Copyright’s Duration’ in Rebecca Giblin and Kimberlee Weatherall (eds), What if we could reimagine copyright? (ANU Press, 2017). [full text]
  9. ‘A collection of impossible ideas’ (with Weatherall) in Rebecca Giblin and Kimberlee Weatherall (eds), What if we could reimagine copyright? (ANU Press, 2017). [full text]
  10. ‘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. ‘US Copyright Termination Notices 1977-2020: Introducing New Datasets’ (With Yuvaraj, Russo-Batterham and Grant), 26(2) Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2022. [full text]
  2. ‘Exploring the circulation of digital audiobooks: Australian library lending 2006-2017’ (with Weber, Ding and Petitjean-Hèche) Information Research paper 899 (2021). [full text]
  3. ‘Are contracts enough? An empirical study of Australian publishing agreements’ (with Yuvaraj) 44(1) Melbourne University Law Review 380 (2021). [full text]
  4. ‘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]
  5. ‘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]
  6. ‘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]
  7. ‘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]
  8. ‘A new copyright bargain? Reclaiming lost culture and getting authors paid’ (2018) 41 Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts 369-411. [full text]
  9. ‘Fat horses and starving sparrows: On bullshit in copyright debates’ (2018) 232 Overland 33-38. [full text]
  10. ‘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).
  11. ‘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) Selected as one of 2015’s best papers in IP, anthologised in annual Intellectual Property Law Review. [full text]
  12. ‘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]
  13. ‘On Aereo and Avoision’ (2014) 32(4) Copyright Reporter (with Jane C. Ginsburg)
  14. ‘Evaluating Graduated Response’ (2014) 37 Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts 147-209. [full text]
  15. ‘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]
  16. ‘When ISPs Become Copyright Police’ (2014) 18(2) IEEE Internet Computing 84-87.
  17. ‘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]
  18. ‘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]
  19. ‘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]
  20. ‘Optus v NRL: A Seismic Shift for Time Shifting in Australia’ (2012) 35 European Intellectual Property Review 357-363. [full text]
  21. ‘The P2P Wars: How Code Beat Law’ (2012) 16(3) IEEE Internet Computing 92-94. [full text]
  22. ‘Australia’s High Court rules on ISP’s liability for user infringements’ (2012) 7(8) Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 559-560.
  23. ‘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]
  24. ‘The uncertainties, baby: Hidden perils of Australia’s authorisation law’ (2009) 20 Australian Intellectual Property Journal 148-177. [full text]
  25. ‘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]
  26. ‘On Sony, StreamCast and Smoking Guns’ (2007) 29(6) European Intellectual Property Review 215-226. [full text]
  27. ‘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]
  28. ‘Australia to become ‘nerve centre’ for P2P litigation?’ (2006) 7(5) Computer Review International 156-158. [full text]
  29. ‘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]