Copyright Law Module 2 of 3: The History and Future of U.S. Copyright Law

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Subject:
Social Sciences
Provider:
Rice University
Collection:
Connexions
Level:
Post-secondary
Abstract:

This series of three modules (see bottom of page for links to modules 1 and 3) is intended to provide an overview of U.S. Copyright Law, both as it is written in law and as it functions in the courts. The evolution of copyright law in response to new technologies, the specifics of U.S. Copyright Law, and significant copyright court cases are all discussed. This second module focuses on the history of U.S. Copyright Law, highlighting the motivations that have structured copyright law over time and changes in the law which have significantly affected both its scope and content.

Course Type:
Learning Module
Language:
English
Material Type:
Readings, Syllabi
Media Format:
Text/HTML

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