Brauneis and Schechter's Copyright: A Contemporary Approach, 2d
Robert Brauneis, Roger E. Schechter
This Interactive Casebook provides a comprehensive, thoroughly updated, and provocative introduction to copyright doctrine, policy and the contemporary controversies that animate the field. Numerous call-out boxes provide students direct links to a wealth of on-line resources including audio and video clips of the work at issue in many of the included cases. Short essays interspersed throughout the volume -- called "Copyright in the Real World" -- link the material in the cases and notes to everyday scenarios with which students will be familiar. These features, along with the judiciously edited cases chosen for their interesting fact patterns, will promote lively class discussion and will suit the needs of all copyright teachers regardless of emphasis or level of experience.
The second edition utilizes the CasebookPlus™ platform, providing your students with digital access to self-assessments, written by the authors, that provide helpful explanations, a personal outline starter, and digital access to additional study resources, including Gilbert Law Dictionary.
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More About The Authors
Professor Robert Brauneis has taught at George Washington University Law School since 1993. After graduating from law school, he served as a law clerk to Judge Stephen G. Breyer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (now Justice Breyer), and to Justice Dave H. Souter. He has also served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the city of Chicago. His teaching interests include property, copyright, trademark, and intellectual property theory. » Read more about Robert Brauneis
Roger E. Schechter
Professor Schechter graduated from Harvard Law School and, after practicing law in New York City, joined the faculty at George Washington University in 1980. He has also taught as a visiting professor at the University of Virginia and New York University law Schools. He is the author of a Hornbook on Intellectual Property, Concise Hornbooks on both Patent and Copyright Law, a Casebook on the law of Trademarks and Unfair Competition, and various articles on intellectual property and related subjects. He serves on the Advisory Council of the McCarthy Institute for Intellectual Property and Technology Law at the University of San Francisco and on the Board of Advisors for BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal. » Read more about Roger E. Schechter