With an introduction to UK and EU law, full coverage of electronic rights and e-commerce issues and detailed coverage of changes in UK and EU legislation, Publishing Law continues in its status as a comprehensive guide to the law as it affects the publishing process.
Hugh Jones and Christopher Benson address a range of key legal issues in the publishing process and explain legal points with reference to important statutes, cases and relevant trade practices.
The issues include:-
- moral rights,
- commissioning and contracts, including online access and ebooks
- libel and other legal risks such as negligence, privacy and obscenity infringement and defences such as fair dealing;
- trade marks and passing off consumer law, data protection,
- advertising and promotion,
- distribution and export.