Copy-Right-Brain v. Left-Brain: The Use of Musicologists in Canadian Copyright Infringement Cases
Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, September 2011
5 Pages Posted: 8 Sep 2011
Date Written: 2011
Surprisingly, there are only two reported decisions in Canada in which a musicologist or professor of music was qualified as an expert witness. In this article, we examine those cases and consider the practical application and challenges of retaining a musicologist in copyright infringement cases.
Keywords: copyright, infringement, Canada, musicologists, experts, testimony
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