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Introduction

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Introduction presents the conceptual framework of the book, which is colonial copyright, and explains its premises and building blocks. These are the relationship between copyright law and ... More


Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Michael D. Birnhack

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

When the British Empire enacted copyright law for its colonies, it called it colonial copyright, or imperial copyright, but it had only one kind of interest in mind: its own. This book deconstructs ... More


Connected Origins: Locating Relationality in Copyright History

James Meese

in Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The first chapter details how the author, user and pirate emerged collectively over the first two centuries of copyright’s existence, and argues that these subjects still intersect today. This ... More


The Value and Function of Copyright: Why the Copyright Debate Matters to Us All

Joanne Elizabeth Gray

in Google Rules: The History and Future of Copyright Under the Influence of Google

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190072070
eISBN:
9780190072100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072070.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

In a political debate dominated by private industries, the public interest in copyright law is often obscured. But the copyright debate matters to us all. Copyright impacts our daily lives, our ... More


Google Rules: The History and Future of Copyright Under the Influence of Google

Joanne Elizabeth Gray

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190072070
eISBN:
9780190072100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072070.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Google Rules traces the rise of Google through its legal, commercial, and political negotiations over copyright. The first part of the book shows how the public interest suffers in a digital ... More


In Good Company: The Business of Abridgements in Eighteenth-Century England

S.J. Michael F. Suarez

in Textual Transformations: Purposing and Repurposing Books from Richard Baxter to Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198808817
eISBN:
9780191882500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808817.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Throughout the eighteenth century, the business of reprinting books was associated with abridging texts. However unusual it may seem today, the copyholder’s property right in a ‘thoughtful ... More


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