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(p. 237) Contemporary issues in copyright 

(p. 237) Contemporary issues in copyright
(p. 237) Contemporary issues in copyright

Charlotte Waelde

, Abbe Brown

, Smita Kheria

, and Jane Cornwell

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date: 27 May 2020

This chapter considers a number of current issues in copyright. It discusses the general policy context and developments in the UK and EU in recent years; some of the specific issues which have brought copyright reform to the forefront in recent times; the difficulties that the new digital environment presents for copyright; how far in the digital world copyright may be replaced or superseded by contract; and possible European solutions to some particular problems in copyright law.

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