24 Pages Posted: 2 Jun 2010
Date Written: 1997
After a somewhat chaotic process of attempting to find an American analogue of the European construct of droit moral (“moral right”), Congress enacted the Visual Artists Rights Act, a sort of moral right “light” that itself engendered controversy. This article explores the attempt to fit the long-standing civil law construct, predicating on one set of cultural norms, into the American property-based copyright law.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Halpern, Sheldon W., Of Moral Right and Moral Righteousness (1997). Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 65, 1997. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1619515