Wian Erlank

North-West University

Associate Professor

Faculty of Law

Potchefstroom Campus

Potchefstroom, North-West 2531

South Africa

http://www.nwu.ac.za/p-fl/staff

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Lecture: Introduction to Virtual Property

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 590 (32,150)

Abstract:

Virtual worlds, virtual property, european property, virtual world economies

Rethinking Terra Nullius and Property Law in Space

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 485 (47,164)

Abstract:

Space, Space Law, Ownership, Property Rights, Terra Nullius, Moon Treaty, Outer Space Treaty

Rethinking Terra Nullius and Property Law in Space

Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 7, 2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Mar 2016
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 92 (240,815)

Abstract:

space law, property law, terra nullius, res nullius, ownership, exclusion, non-appropriation, appropriation, sovereignty, moon treaty, lunar registry, outer space treaty, property in space, ownership in space, luna nullius, astra nullius, caelestia nullius

3.

Enforcement of Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 366 (50,343)

Abstract:

Alternative Dispute Resolution Clauses, ADR, Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses, MTDRC

4.

The Legal Acceptance of Virtual Property?

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2011
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 271 (82,820)

Abstract:

Virtual Property, Legal Acceptance, Virtual Property Theft, Protection of Virtual Property

5.

Acquisition of Property Inside Virtual Worlds

De Jure, 2013 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2014
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 132 (161,274)

Abstract:

virtual property, virtual worlds, acquisition of ownership, original acquisition, MMORPG

6.

Augustinus of Hippo: The Man, His Life and Legacy

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 86 (215,717)

Abstract:

Saint Augustine, Augustinus, Biography

Green Paper on Land Reform: Overview and Challenges

Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Jul 2014
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 14 (502,588)

Abstract:

green paper, green paper on land reform, land reform, ownership, constitutionality, property law, property rights, section 25, security of tenure

Green Paper on Land Reform: Overview and Challenges

Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Jan 2015
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 14 (502,588)

Abstract:

Green Paper on Land Reform; Land Reform; Section 25; Property Law; Ownership; Constitutional Law; Security of Tenure.

8.

Acquisition of Ownership Inside Virtual Worlds

De Jure 46 Volume 3 2013 p 770
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Jul 2014
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 17 (398,860)

Abstract:

virtual worlds, virtual property, ownership, property rights, acquisition of property, acquisition of ownership, transfer of ownership, world of warcraft, second life.

9.

Virtuele Eiendom - Wat is Dit En Hoe Werk Dit? (Virtual Property - What is it and How does it Work?)

Woord en Daad/Word and Action, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 13 (457,289)

Abstract:

Virtual Property; Virtual Worlds, Virtuele Eiendom, Internet Speletjies

10.

Property Rights in Space: Moving the Goal Posts So the Players Don't Notice

Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol. 19, 2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Feb 2017
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 0 (398,860)

Abstract:

Space Law, Space, Outer Space, Ownership, Moon, Mars, Property Rights in Space, Property Law, Property-Like Rights, Outer Space Treaty, Moon Treaty, Appropriation, Non-Appropriation Principle, Mining, Tourism, Colonisation

11.

Introduction to Virtual Property: Lex Virtualis IPSA Loquitur

Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 7, 2015
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Mar 2016
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 0 (291,028)

Abstract:

virtual property, virtual worlds, intangible property, intangible objects, objects of property law, property law, Second Life, Facebook, World of Warcraft, immersion, virtual reality, virtual property theft, intangible property

12.

Finding Property in New Places – Property in Cyber and Outer Space

Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 5, 2015
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Mar 2016
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 0 (281,929)

Abstract:

virtual property, property law, cyber law, objects of property, ownership, property in space, space law

13.

Property and Sovereignty in Virtual Worlds

Smith JC Property and Sovereignty: Legal and Cultural perspectives (2013) Ashgate Publishing pages 99-126
Posted: 01 Aug 2014
Wian Erlank
North-West University

Abstract:

virtual property, virtual worlds, sovereignty, governance, power relations, property, intellectual property

14.

Books, Apps, Movies and Music – Ownership of Virtual Property in the Digital Library

European Property Law Journal. Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 194–212. ,
Posted: 31 Jul 2014
Wian Erlank
North-West University

Abstract:

eBooks, Apps, Movies, Music, Ownership, Digital objects, Kindle, iTunes, Digital Library, virtual property

15.

Property in Virtual Worlds

Number of pages: 473 Posted: 14 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2017
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 0 (171,665)

Abstract:

Virtual Property, virtual worlds, virtual law, property law, property, cyberlaw, internet law, Second Life, World of Warcraft, games, gaming, virtual crime

Other Papers (3)

Total Downloads: 41    Citations: 0
1.

Introducing Property in Virtual Worlds

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2013
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 12

Abstract:

Virtual Property, virtual worlds, virtual law, property law, property, cyberlaw, internet law, Second Life, World of Warcraft, games, gaming, virtual crime

2.

The Real World Value of Property in a Virtual World

Steyn, Ronel (ed); New Voices in Science 2013, University of Stellenbosch (2013) page 19
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 5

Abstract:

Virtual Property, Virtual Worlds, Virtual Economy, Property Law

3.

The Move of Various Virtual World Operators as Well as Large Social Media Companies to Institute a So-Called Real/Verified User ID System

Computer Law & Security Review Volume 29, Issue 1, February 2013, Page 10
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Wian Erlank
North-West University
Downloads 4

Abstract:

Cyber-privacy, online identity, internet privacy, virtual worlds, virtual property