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Jennifer Jenkins is the Director of the Center for the Study of the Public Domain at Duke Law School. On the Center’s website, you can read more about what could have entered the public domain in the US. You can also read about Public Domain Day around the world.

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Public by Sufferance Alone: The Worst of 2012

(0) Comments | Posted January 10, 2013 | 8:51 AM

2012 is over. Those of us who study law can understand why y'all would be more focused on remarkable legal events from the past 12 months such as Chief Justice Roberts trying to reinvent himself as a statesman who -- commendably -- cast the decisive vote to uphold Obamacare, albeit...

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'Til the End of Eternity?

(85) Comments | Posted January 9, 2012 | 12:59 PM

Who owns Lolita? Not the girl, of course -- Humbert Humbert tried that and look where it got him. In 2012, who owns the book? Or at least the copyright in the book? And for that matter, who owns The End of Eternity, The Body Snatchers, Inherit the Wind, Tolkein's...

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