Is "Functional" Use "Transformative" and Hence "Fair"? A Copyright Conundrum.pdf

An analysis of how certain courts, especially in the Ninth Circuit, have misconstrued and misapplied the idea of "transformative" use as conceived by Judge Pierre Leval, with potentially harmful consequences for university presses



Work Title Is "Functional" Use "Transformative" and Hence "Fair"? A Copyright Conundrum.pdf
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Creators Sanford G. Thatcher
Version number 1
Keyword university presses; fair use; copyright
License Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
Work Type Article
Publisher Against the Grain
Publication Date June 2009
Subject Copyright; Fair use (Copyright); University presses
Language English
Publisher Identifier (DOI) 21/3: 66-69
Geographic Area Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Deposited January 04, 2014 17:39



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