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Copinger and Skone James on Copyright 17th ed with 1st Supplement

Edited by: Gillian Davies, Nicholas Caddick, Gwilym Harbottle

ISBN13: 9780414064300
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414034228
Published: December 2017
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & Supplement
Price: £688.00

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Copinger & Skone James on Copyright provides the most rigorous analysis available of legislation and case law on copyright and related rights.

Covering copyright, moral rights, rights in performances and rights in unregistered design, it provides the last word on all these areas of law. The new 17th edition incorporates recent case law and legislative developments.

  • Covers the nature and history of copyright to help clarify the legal principles
  • Analyses in detail the four key rights: copyright, moral rights, rights in performances and rights in unregistered design
  • Looks at other related rights such as publication right, semiconductor topographies, database right, artist’s resale right and public lending right
  • Deals fully with the latest issues surrounding digital copyright
  • Explains the process for civil remedies, covering who may sue or take action, who may be sued, rights of seizure, defences and procedural matters
  • Discusses criminal remedies, with coverage of seizure by customs of imported copies
  • Contains coverage of international aspects, looking at treaties and EU law
  • Examines the exploitation of rights in particular industries and by the collecting societies
  • Covers taxation issues
  • Reproduces the key statutory materials so they can be consulted easily

Intellectual Property Law
Moral Rights.
Rights in Performances.
Design Right and the Protection of Works of Industrial Application.
Miscellaneous Rights.
International Aspects.
Exploitation and Control of Rights.
Materials: legislation, treaties, Directives, precedents and court forms.