Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law

Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law

by Jason Mazzone
     
 


From phony copyright notices attached to the U.S. Constitution to lawsuits designed to prevent people from poking fun at Barbie, overreaching claims of intellectual property rights are everywhere. Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law shows why overreaching occurs, how it harms consumers and undermines creativity, and how to stop it.See more details below

Overview


From phony copyright notices attached to the U.S. Constitution to lawsuits designed to prevent people from poking fun at Barbie, overreaching claims of intellectual property rights are everywhere. Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law shows why overreaching occurs, how it harms consumers and undermines creativity, and how to stop it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804760065
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
10/05/2011
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
1,074,564
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface....................vii
1 Copyfraud....................1
2 Vanishing Fair Use....................26
3 Samples and Mash-Ups....................51
4 Takedowns and Lockups....................69
5 From Copyright to Contract....................95
6 The Ownerless Society....................118
7 Trademarks Unbound....................141
8 Copyfraud Liability....................168
9 Defending Copyright Fair Use....................185
10 Putting Intellectual Property in Its Place....................211
Afterword....................227
Notes....................233
Acknowledgments....................275
Index....................277

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