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A User's Guide to Copyright 6th ed isbn 9781845920685

A User's Guide to Copyright 5th ed

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ISBN13: 9780406914989
ISBN: 0406914982
New Edition ISBN: 9781845920685
Published: November 2000
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



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Widely regarded as the leading introductory text for copyright law, A User's Guide to Copyright is now in its fifth edition.This acclaimed book explains the law and scope of copyright and provides answers to the problems that arise in practice.

The text takes account of significant developments emanating from the EC including the European Design Directive, the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and the Data Protection Act 1998.The text covers design and industrial designs, EU law and copyright, copyright and designers and on-line services, making this a highly accessible reference source for both specialist IP lawyers and anyone who has any involvement with copyright law.

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Contents:
Part I: Copyright Law.
1. Copyright and the User's Guide.
2. Copyright works.
3. Originality.
4. Qualification for protection and international copyright.
5. Breach of confidence and passing off.
6. Term of copyright and publication right.
7. Restricted acts and acts of secondary infringement.
8. Infringement of copyright and remedies.
9. Exceptions and defences to copyright actions.
10. Ownership, transmission and licensing of copyright.
11. Moral rights.
12. Rights in performances.
13. Collecting societies copyright licensing schemes and the Copyright Tribunal.
14. EU law, competition and copyright.
15. The protection of designs.
16. The protection of databases.
Part II: Copyright in use.
17. Publishers and printers.
18. Newspapers, magazines and periodicals.
19. Schools, universities and other educational establishments.
20. Libraries and archives.
21. Reprography.
22. The music industry: publishers and composers and the record business.
23. Drama, ballet and opera production.
24. Film and television film production.
25. Public performance - discotheques, concert halls, cinemas, theatres, clubs, hotels etc
26. Television and radio stations - the broadcasting and cable industries.
27. Digital media - electronic publishing and the Internet.
28. Artists, photographers, art galleries, art dealers and museums.
29. Architects and architecture.
30. Advertising agencies.
31. Computer software.
32. Character merchandising.
33. Designers of consumer goods, fashion goods and spare parts.
34. Piracy and counterfeiting.
Appendix 1. Relevant organisations.
Appendix 2. Countries party to the Paris, Berne, UCC and Rome Conventions and the member states of WIPO.
Appendix 3. EU and EEA Member States.
Appendix 4. Tables and Incidents of
Appendix 5. Table of Copyright duration.
Appendix 6. Declarations (libraries).