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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Publishing Law 3rd ed isbn 9780415384278

Publishing Law 2nd ed

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Hugh JonesThe Publishers' Association, Chris Benson

ISBN13: 9780415261548
ISBN: 0415261546
New Edition ISBN: 9780415384278
Published: February 2003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Publishing Law is a comprehensive guide to the law as it affects the publishing process. Written by the Copyright Counsel of the Publishers' Association and a practicing solicitor with many years experience of the publishing trade, this work will serve as a comprehensive handbook for all those who need a practical understanding of where and how the law may apply, including publishers, authors, and agents.

Jones and Benson address a range of key legal issues in the publishing process,including: * copyright, moral rights, commissioning and contracts, editing and production * defamation, libel and other legal risks such as negligent mis-statement, obscenity and official secrets * infringement and defences such as fair dealing, trade marks and passing off * consumer law, data protection, advertising and promotion, distribution and export.

The fully updated second edition features: * coverage of issues affecting electronic rights and e-commerce issues * up-to-date coverage of changes in UK and EU legislation * advice on integration of EU directives. Legal points are explained with reference to important statutes, cases and relevant trade practices.;A revised glossary and list of useful addresses are also provided.

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Part 1: Ideas and Original Works
1. Authors and ideas
2. Copyright
3. Other rights of authors and publishers
Part 2: Commissioning: publishing contracts
4. Author Contracts
5. Other contracts
Part 3: Delivery editing and production
6. Delivery, editing and production
Part 4: Publish and be damned
7. Defamation and other risks
Part 5: Sales and marketing
10. Sale of goods and consumer protection
11. Advertising and promotion
12. Distribution and export
Appendix A: A to Z glossary of legal terms
Appendix B: useful addresses