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Some Optimism About Fair Use and Copyright Law

Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Vol. 57, No. 3, 2010

U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-21

21 Pages Posted: 5 Jun 2010 Last revised: 21 Dec 2010

Michael J. Madison

University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

Date Written: June 3, 2010

Abstract

This short paper reflects on the emergence of codes of best practices in fair use, highlighting both the relationship between the best practices approach and an institutional perspective on copyright and the relationship between the best practices approach and social processes of innovation and creativity.

Keywords: intellectual property, copyright, fair use, best practices

JEL Classification: K11, O31, O33, O34

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Madison, Michael J., Some Optimism About Fair Use and Copyright Law (June 3, 2010). Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Vol. 57, No. 3, 2010; U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-21. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1619916

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