Rosemary J. Coombe

Tier One Canada Research Chair in Law, Communication, and Culture, York University, Toronto

Bio

Rosemary J. Coombe, a Tier One Canada Research Chair in Law, Communication, and Culture at York University in Toronto, has published numerous books and articles exploring the cultural implications of intellectual property law and its globalization as a field of material and rhetorical power.

Among these is The Cultural Life of Intellectual Properties: Authorship, Appropriation and the Law (1998).

Featured Work

APR 22, 2005 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 2 No. 12 (Spring 2005): Cultural Rights: Section 3: Cultural Rights And Intellectual Property Debates

Drawing upon the case of the appropriation of the music of Taiwan's Ami people by the band Enigma, Rosemary Coombe explores how best to protect ...