Phillipa McGuiness presented a timely keynote based on her book Copyfight
, presenting the unexpected views of creative producers as the digital world changes around them.
Transproperty: Intellectual Property and the Ideal Property Form" New Fronts in the Copyfight.
Recent publications include New Fronts in the Copyfight (a guest-edited series for DigitalStudies.
See Scott Thill, Girl Talk's Gregg Gillis Lets it RiP on Copyfight
, Tour Vlogging, Wired, Jan.
Herman, Taking the Copyfight
Online: Comparing the Copyright Debate in Congressional Hearings, in Newspapers, and on the Web, 17 J.
In the context of IP, even though patent, copyright, and trademark laws have all moved away from the days of denying wholesale protection for objects like sex toys and works and marks that address sexual matter, underlying antisex or sex-normative judgments continue to percolate up, particularly in copyfight
and trademark laws.
law regardless of the author's nationality or residence.
s Stop Online Piracy Act (sopa) made clear, this copyfight
pits an increasingly draconian copyright regime not against commercial piracy but against civil liberties.
Yes, publishers own the copyfights
to the original stories, but not to subsequent electronic versions.