Where Does Creativity Come From? and Other Stories of Copyright
This Commentary on Lydia Pallas Loren, Untangling the Web of Music Copyrights, 53 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 673 (2003), observes that debates over a variety of copyright law issues can be - and in fact, often are - structured in narrative terms, rather than in terms of doctrine, policy, or empirical inquiry. I suggest a series of such narratives, each framed by a theme drawn from a feature film. The Commentary suggests that we should recognize more clearly the role of narrative in intellectual property discourse, and that intellectual property narratives should be examined critically.
Michael J. Madison. "Where Does Creativity Come From? and Other Stories of Copyright " Case Western Reserve University Law Review 53.3 (2003): 747-765.
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