Copyright Law in an Age of Limitations and Exceptions brings together leading copyright scholars and the field's foremost authorities to consider the critical role of copyright law in shaping the complex social, economic, and political interaction critical for cultural productivity and human flourishing. The book addresses defining issues facing copyright law today, including justifications for copyright law's limitations and exceptions (L&Es), the role of authors in copyright, users' rights, fair use politics and reform, the three-step test in European copyright law, the idea/expression principle with respect to functional works, limits on the use of L&Es in scientific innovation, and L&Es as a tool for economic development in international copyright law. The book also presents case studies on the historical development of the concept of 'neighboring rights' and on Harvard Law School's pioneering model of global copyright education, made possible by the exercise of L&Es across national borders.
Paul Goldstein - Lillick Professor of Law, Stanford University, California
R. Hon Sir Robin Jacob - Hugh Laddie Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University College London
Christopher Jon Sprigman - Co-Director, Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy, New York University
Rebecca Tushnet - Georgetown University, Washington DC
Margaret Chon - Donald and Lynda Horowitz Professor for the Pursuit of Justice, Seattle University
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