Meera Nair


(Works I have referred to and a link to the originating post.)

Books and Papers

Atwood, Margaret. 2008. Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth. Mentioned here.

Aufderheide, Patricia and Peter Jaszi. 2011. Reclaiming Fair Use: How to Put Balance Back in Copyright. Mentioned here.

Beebe, Barton. 2008. “An Empirical Study of U.S. Copyright Fair Use Opinions: 1978 – 2005.” 156(3) U. Pa. L. Rev., 549. Mentioned here and here.

Boyle, James. 2008. The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind. Mentioned here.

D’Agostino, Giusepina. 2008. “Healing Fair Dealing: A Comparative Copyright Analysis of Canadian Fair Dealing to UK Fair Dealing and US Fair use.” McGill Law Journal 53 (2). Mentioned here.

Geist, Michael. “The Case for Flexibility in Implementing the WIPO Internet Treaties: An Examination of the Anti-Circumvention Requirements” in Michael Geist, ed., From ‘Radical Extremism’ to ‘Balanced Copyright’: Canadian Copyright and the Digital Agenda (Irwin Law, 2010). Mentioned here.

Gray, Charlotte. 1999. Sisters in the Wilderness. Mentioned here.

P. Bernt Hugenholtz and Ruth L. Okediji. 2009. “The Contours of an International Instrument on Limitations and Exceptions” in The Development Agenda, ed. Neil Natanel, Oxford University Press. p.473-497. Mentioned here.

Hugo, Victor. 1917. Notre Dame de Paris. Mentioned here.

Kaplan, Benjamin. 1967. An Unhurried View of COPYRIGHT. Mentioned here.

Khan, B. Zorina. 2005. The Democratization of Invention: Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development. Mentioned here.

Martel, Yann. 2001. Life of Pi. Mentioned here.

Mclung, Nellie. 1935. “Christmas Day,” in Clearing in the West. Mentioned here.

Patry, William. 1985. The Fair Use Privilege in Copyright Law. Mentioned here.

Patterson, Lyman Ray. 1998. “The Worst Intellectual Property Opinion Ever Written: Folsom v. Marsh and its Legacy.” 5 J. Intell. Prop. L. 431. Mentioned here.

Samuelson, Pamela. 2009. “Unbundling Fair Uses.” Fordham Law Review Vol. 77. Mentioned here and here.

Sher, Richard B. 2006. The Enlightenment and The Book. Mentioned here.

Stewart, Trenton Lee. 2007. The Mysterious Benedict Society Mentioned here.

Towse, Ruth. 2006. “Copyright and Creativity: An Application of Cultural Economics,” Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, 3(2). Mentioned here.

Towse, Ruth. 2008. “The Economics of Copyright Law – A Stocktake of the Literature,” Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, 2008, 5(1). Mentioned here.

von Lohmann, Fred. 2008. “Fair Use As Innovation Policy,” Berkeley Technology Law Journal Vol.23:1. Mentioned hereherehere and here.


Corbin, Ruth. 2010. Intellectual Property in the 21st Century (The Conference Board of Canada). Mentioned here.

Hargreaves Review – U.K. Independent Review of Intellectual Property and Growth. 2011. Mentioned here.

Survey of Intellectual Property Commercialization in the Higher Education Sector. (Statistics Canada). Mentioned here.

Websites and Guides

Canadian Association of University Teachers Guidelines for the Use of Copyrighted Material. 2011. Available here.

Consumers International, discussed here and here. Note: CI’s specific work on copyright, including information about the Access to Knowledge (A2K) program, is here.

Reading Art, mentioned here.

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