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A User's Guide to Copyright 7th ed (eBook)

ISBN13: 9781526504906
Published: December 2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
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A User's Guide to Copyright, 7th edition is long established as one of the key texts in the field. Renowned for its practical, user-friendly and authoritative approach and for its practical application to the main copyright using industries, the book is considered essential reading for legal practitioners, copyright law students and - crucially - for those working in the copyright using industries.

Extensively cross-referenced to cases, legislation and leading texts and articles, this book clearly and effectively illustrates and explains the scope and relevance of copyright law in the new digital information era.

Legislation and case law includes:-

  • WIPO Treaties
  • Number of EU Directives
  • Enterprise and regulatory Reform Act 2013
  • Football Association Premier League case (CJEU (C-403/08))
  • Infopaq (C-302/10)
  • Public Relations Consultants Association v The Newspaper Licensing Agency (C-360/13)
  • ITV v TVCatchup (C-607/11)
  • Da Vinci Code case – Baigent v Random House
  • Fisher v Brooker 2009 UKHL 41 – the Whiter Shade of Pale case

Intellectual Property Law, eBooks
Part 1 Copyright law
1. What is copyright?
2. Copyright Works
3. Originality
4. Qualification for protection and international copyright
5. Term of copyright and publication right
6. Restricted acts and acts of secondary infringement
7. Infringement of copyright and remedies
8. Exceptions and defences to copyright actions
9. Ownership, transmission and licensing of copyright
10. Moral rights
11. Rights in Performances
12. Collective management and licensing of copyright: Collecting societies, copyright licensing schemes and the Copyright Tribunal
13. EU law, competition and copyright
14. The protection of databases

Part 2 Copyright in use
15. Publishers and printers
16. Newspapers, magazines and periodicals
17. Schools, universities and other educational establishments
18. Libraries, archives and museums
19. Businesses and the professions
20. The music industry: publishers and composers, artists and record companies
21. Drama, ballet and opera production
22. Film and television production
23. Public performance: discotheques, concert halls, cinemas, theatres, clubs, hotels, etc
24. Networked communications: broadcasting, cable, internet and mobile transmissions
25. Artists, photographers, art galleries, art dealers and museums
26. Architects and architecture
27. Advertising agencies
28. Software

Part 3 Appendices
Appendix 1 Relevant organisations
Appendix 2 Table of Incidence of Copyright
Appendix 3 Tabular Representation of the Duration of Copyright

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