Fall 2020 Supplement to Brauneis & Schechter, Copyright: A Contemporary Approach

67 Pages Posted: 24 Sep 2020

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Robert Brauneis

George Washington University - Law School

Date Written: August 10, 2020


This Fall 2020 Supplement is the product of our effort to capture important developments in copyright law since the publication of the second edition of Copyright: A Contemporary Approach. It includes one new principal case, the Supreme Court’s 2020 decision in Georgia v. Public.Resources.Org. It also includes notes on many other cases, and a few new features that we thought would enhance study of U.S. copyright law. In light of the passage of the Music Modernization Act in October 2018, we have completely revised Chapter 12.E., on digital audio transmission rights, and Chapter 12.F., on rights in pre-1972 sound recordings. The new Chapter 12.E. in this supplement, “Digital Streaming of Music After the Musical Works Modernization Act,” now consists of a general introduction to copyright and the streaming of music, covering both rights in sound recordings and rights in musical works, and all of the relevant exclusive rights.

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Brauneis, Robert, Fall 2020 Supplement to Brauneis & Schechter, Copyright: A Contemporary Approach (August 10, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3670400 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3670400

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