IELTS TOPIC VOCABULARY: LAW

Lawrence Lessig discusses out of date intellectual property law and how it is limiting creativity on the internet, using examples and knowledge from the his experience in open source software and the creative commons he share a compelling case for a re-think. 

Do copyright laws limit creativity or reward it? Would society function better without such rules and regulations?

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Specific vocabulary terms:

TRESPASS

COMMON SENSE

PERMISSION

SUPREME COURT

PROPERTY

BROADCASTING

CONTENT INDUSTRY

COPYRIGHT

LANDOWNER

CONSUMER

Collocations: read-only, public domain, user generated content, legal cartel.

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