George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

Professor Shyam Balganesh on Understanding Privative Copyright Claims

The following post comes from Liz Velander, a recent graduate of Scalia Law and a Research Assistant at CPIP.

the word "copyright" typed on a typewriterBy Liz Velander

Some argue that modern copyright law is decidedly market-oriented, almost entirely justified in utilitarian terms. By promising authors a set of marketable exclusive rights in their works, copyright is believed to incentivize the production of works of authorship. Read more