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Film Copyright in the European Union 2nd ed isbn 9781107120747

Film Copyright in the European Union

ISBN13: 9780521770538
ISBN: 052177053X
New Edition ISBN: 9781107120747
Published: August 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Intellectual property issues in the film industry are often highly complex and in today's world are evolving rapidly. In the first book on this subject, Pascal Kamina unravels the complexities of film protection in the fifteen member states of the European Union, giving special emphasis to the United Kingdom and France. As well as addressing key aspects of film copyright, Kamina also deals with the protection of film works within the European Union in the context of European harmonisation of copyright laws. He details the main features of the domestic legislations of EU member states, and identifies the difficulties awaiting a further harmonization of copyright and neighbouring rights in this field. This book will interest practitioners, academics and students. The developments on contracts and moral rights will be of particular interest to lawyers outside continental Europe.

Intellectual Property Law
Table of National Statutes and Statutory Instruments
Table of International and European Materials
Basics on the European Union
1. Introduction
2. History of film protection in Europe
3. Subsistence of copyright
4. Authorship and initial ownership
5. Copyright transfers and authorial rights
6. Exclusive rights
7. Exemptions and permitted acts
8. Moral rights in films
9. Performers' rights
10. Protection of foreign film works