LAW 385

Comparative Copyright Law

Units: 1.0 or 1.5

Hours: 2-0-0 or 3-0-0

Analyzes copyright law and policy in the United States and Canada. Comparison is also made between "copyright" in Anglo-American common law jurisdictions and droit d'auteur ("author's rights") in civil law jurisdictions, with France as the example. Legal theories and the relationship of both systems with "traditional knowledge" or cultural property are considered.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of LAW 385, LAW 343 (if taken in the same topic).

Undergraduate course in Law offered by the Faculty of Law.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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