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Copyright User Rights: Contracts and the Erosion of Property

Pascale Chapdelaine


This book explores the scope of copyright user rights through the lens of property, copyright, and contract law. It proposes a taxonomy and hierarchy of copyright user rights that makes a distinction between user property, user rights, and user privileges. The book looks at user rights from an international law and multijurisdictional perspective (including the European Union, United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, and Australia) with a particular focus on Canada, given the significant amount of jurisprudence of the Supreme Court of Canada on copyright user rights. Unlike other works t ... More

Keywords: copyright, user rights, exceptions to copyright infringement, property, contracts, goods, services, sale, licence, remedies, copyright exhaustion, technological protection measures, property theory, copyright theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198754794
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198754794.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pascale Chapdelaine, author
Lecturer in Law, University of Windsor