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Svitlana Lebedenko
American Doctrine of Copyright Law in the Context of the Emergence of the Knowledge Economy
2017
The paper “American Doctrine of Copyright Law in the Context of the Emergence of the Knowledge Economy” is devoted to the examination of the key features of the doctrine of copyright law which has been developed in the United States of America (USA) and the analysis of the most widespread theories of copyright law: utilitarian theory, cultural theory, and labour theory. The aim of the paper is to conduct a systematic analysis of the American doctrine of copyright law and to define its features.

In accordance with the aim, the following objectives have been set:

- To define features of the evolution of copyright law of the USA;

- To analyse the interaction of the academic legal doctrine and judge-made doctrine of copyright law of the USA;

- To systemize doctrinal positions into theories of copyright law and to analyse them from the point of view of the typology of juridical thought.

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