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Patry on Fair Use, 2018 ed.

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Brand: Thomson West
Copyright: 2018
ISBN: 9781539258070
Publication frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
Update method: N/A

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Patry on Fair Use, 2018 ed.


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Authored by William Patry, who has many years of experience with fair use, Patry on Fair Use is a comprehensive treatise on fair use doctrine in copyright. His earlier work on fair use was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. v. Nation Enterprises.

Derived from chapter 10 of Patry on Copyright with original material added, this compact format provides in-depth coverage of:

  • The four major fair use factors
  • Fair use caselaw
  • Common-law historical roots and the statutory provision
  • Fair use (or fair dealing) in selected foreign countries
  • Burden of proof and standards of review
  • Comparison with the de minimis doctrine
  • Transformative and productive uses
  • Parody and satire
  • Political uses
  • Online uses
  • Photocopying