Lucie Guibault

Ph.D.

As of July 2017, Dr. Lucie Guibault is associate professor at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Canada. Between 1997 and 2017, she worked at the Institute for Information Law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). 

She is specialized in international and comparative copyright and intellectual property law and has been carrying out research for the European Commission, Dutch ministries, UNESCO and the Council of Europe. Her main areas of interest include copyright and related rights in the information society, open content licensing, collective rights management, limitations and exceptions in copyright, and author’s contract law. 

She has been involved as legal partner in Creative Commons Netherlands and in projects related to Europeana, OpenAire and other Horizon2020 projects on text and data mining. Dr. Guibault is member of the international editorial board of Les Cahiers de propriété intellectuelle, member of the editorial board of the Journal of Intellectual Property and Information Technology (JIPITEC), and correspondent for the Netherlands for Computer Law Review International (CRi).
 

Product & Resource Contributions

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The Future of Public Domain: Identifying the Commons in Information Law

The presence of a robust public domain is an essential precondition for cultural, social and economic development and for a healthy democratic process. But the public domain is under pressure as a result of the ongoing march towards an information

By Lucie Guibault
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Harmonizing European Copyright Law: The Challenges of Better Lawmaking

This book will provide analysis of the current state of play of and suggest direction for future development of European copyright law and related rights. The acquis communautaire is reviewed in depth, starting with an analysis of the exact

By Mireille van Eechoud, P. Bernt Hugenh...
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Digital Consumers and the Law. Towards a Cohesive European Framework

This book provides a critical analysis of how digitisation affects established concepts and policies in consumer law. Based on evidence of the actual experience and problems encountered by consumers in digital markets, the book offers a ground-breaking study of the main issues arising in relation...

By Lucie Guibault, Natalie Helberger, Ma...
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Copyright Limitations and Contracts, An Analysis of the Contractual Overridability of Limitations on Copyright

Traditional copyright law strikes a delicate balance between an author's control of original material and society's interest in the free flow of ideas, information, and commerce. In today's digitally networked environment, this balance has shifted

By Lucie Guibault
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