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The Law of Entertainment and Broadcasting 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780421650206
ISBN: 0421650206
Published: December 1999
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The second edition of this work includes relevant amendments to copyright laws and performance regulations, including satellite broadcasting, distribution rental and performance rights. It also features: * An extended music section, with particular attention given to relations between band members in the light of such recent cases as Joyce v Morrissey and Hadley v Kemp * Updated defamation section, including recent legislation affecting broadcasters * A section recognising the amalgamation of the Broadcasting Complaints Commission and the Broadcasting Standards Council * Explanation of new rental rights now incorporated into UK law * Coverage of the extensive changes to the Broadcasting Act, and substantive case law on copyright and broadcasting * Help with drafting and interpretation of contracts, and settling disputes.

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Media and Entertainment Law
Formation of contracts. Excuses for non-performance. Damages. Music agreements. Restraint of trade. Undue influence. Assignments and licences. Films. Music. Broadcast, satellite and cable television. Theatre productions. Infringements of copyright. Moral rights. The Copyright Tribunal. Breach of confidence. Passing off. Undue influence. Injunctions. The British Broadcasting Corporation. Independent television services. Channels 3,4 and 5. Satellite television. Local delivery services. Licensable programme services. Independent programme production. Independent radio services. Restrictions on holding licences. Enforcement of licences. Regulation of programme standards. The Broadcasting Standards Commission (BSC). Video recordings. Obscene publications. Inciting racial hatred.