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Published: 17 September 2009

292 Pages


ISBN: 9780195385649

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A new practitioner law publication

Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars

William Patry

  • Written by Google Senior Copyright Counsel William Patry, an established expert in copyright law with decades of experience as a professor, government lawyer and private practitioner. He is also the author of The Patry Copyright Blog, one of the most widely-read intellectual property law blogs.
  • A unique analysis of the current copyright law debate from multiple perspectives, including the legal, economic and cultural.
  • Examines the evolution of copyright, the tactical use of cultural rhetoric in copyright debate, and the use of copyright as a vehicle of learning and innovation.
  • Provides a unique perspective into the hot-button issues surrounding copyright and freedom of access, with special emphasis on online creation and distribution.

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