Copyright Act 1968 (Cth)
|Is there a specialized dispute resolution body?||Yes|
|Which Body?||The Copyright Tribunal
The Copyright Tribunal is an independent body established by s.138 of the Copyright Act 1968 which has jurisdiction, on application by a licensee or a collecting society, to determine reasonable remuneration or royalties payable in respect of licenses for the exploitation of copyright.
|Do the general courts have jurisdiction to determine reasonable license terms where they cannot be agreed?||Yes|
|Which court?||Federal Court of Australia; State Supreme Courts.
Both courts have jurisdiction in respect of copyright infringement actions. The courts in their discretion, award damages for infringement of copyright on the basis of a reasonable royalty.