‘Copyright Law’s Origin Stories’

Shyamkrishna Balganesh, The Questionable Origins of the Copyright Infringement Analysis, 68 Stanford Law Review 791 (2016). One particularly engaging genre of legal scholarship is the deep historical dive into an appellate opinion that has become a classic in a field. In volumes such as Torts Stories, Contracts Stories, and Intellectual Property Stories, scholars resurrect the history leading to landmark cases: the cast of characters involved in the dispute, the lower court wrangling that led to the more famous appeal, the aftermath of the case, and the lasting impact of the court’s opinion … (more)

[Laura A Heymann, JOTWELL, 16 December]

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