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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Moral Rights 2nd ed isbn 9780414055575

Moral Rights

ISBN13: 9780421729407
New Edition ISBN: 9780414055575
Published: October 2010
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Members of the renowed Copinger author team along with a distinguished panel of contributors tackle the area of moral rights in this insightful and practical new book.

It examines the complete international history of moral rights, taking the reader through its initial conception in France and Germany. It then discusses the subsequent take up in further jurisdictions, the Berne Convention and how these concepts have been implemented in the UK.

  • Provides a thorough analysis of copyright legislation and case law in the UK
  • Covers the nature and history of copyright to provide depth 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 rights, database rights and public lending rights
  • Deals fully with the latest issues surrounding digital copyright
  • Details the various remedies available including both civil and criminal remedies
  • Investigates the ways in which UK copyright can be protected abroad
  • Analyses European and international copyright and related rights law
  • Discusses the relevant EU Directives and initiatives
  • Reproduces the key statutory materials so they can be consulted easily

Intellectual Property Law, Media and Entertainment Law
Part I: The Nature and Origins of Moral Rights
Origins of the theory of moral rights
The international development of moral rights in civil law countries
The international development of moral rights in common law countries
Moral rights in international instruments
Moral rights in regional conventions
Part II: Moral Rights in the United Kingdom
The concept of a copyright work
The concept of authorship in relation to a copyright work
The paternity right
The integrity right
False attribution of authorship
Right to privacy in respect of photographs and films
Duration of moral rights
Transmission of moral rights
Remedies for infringement of moral rights
Transitional provisions
Protection of moral rights by other causes of actions
Part III: Treatment of Moral Rights in Other Jurisdictions
The Netherlands
The Nordic Contries- Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden
Other Countries/Regions
China (and Hong Kong)
Latin America
United States of America
Rest of the World (tabled)
Part IV: Conclusions and the future;