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Implied Licences in Copyright Law

Poorna Mysoor


Implied licences can serve as a flexible and targeted mechanism to balance competing interests, including those of copyright owners and content users, especially in today’s dynamic technological environment. However, implication as a process is contentious and there are no established principles for implying copyright licences. The resulting uncertainty has led to incoherence, diminishing the value of implied licences in judicial reasoning. This book develops a methodical and transparent way of implying copyright licences, based on three sources: the consent of the copyright owner; an establis ... More

Keywords: implied licences, copyright, copyright licences, copyright owners, consent, custom, state intervention, internet

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780198858195
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198858195.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Poorna Mysoor, author
Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford