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Intellectual Property in the Digital Era

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ISBN13: 9780421824102
ISBN: 0421824107
Published: December 2001
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

In many areas technology has raced ahead of legal protection and companies face commercial opportunities uncertain of their rights in law. This new Special Report, IP in the Digital Era explores these areas of uncertainty, assessing in turn the problems confronting each of the players in the information economy, from authors and performers to publishers, broadcasters and the digital media industry. It helps lawyers understand how deficiencies in intellectual property protection are likely to affect their clients' commercial interests and alert them to the areas where legal advice is most needed.

  • Provides a clear guide to some weaknesses in IP protection exposed by rapid advances in technology
  • Helps you understand the commercial problems facing your clients
  • Highlights areas where legal advice will be most needed in future
  • Includes coverage of IP protection available for major players in the information society, providing you with a perspective on the legal impact of digital technology across industry
  • Provides global coverage with reference to international treaties, updates readers on developments internationally and in emerging markets.

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Intellectual Property Law
The development of the information-based society in the digital era
the IP protection available for the major players in the information-based society - authors, artists, performers
software developers and database providers
film, music and broadcast industries
service providers and site operators
multi-media developers and publishers
digital media industry
collecting societies
international considerations
intellectual capital.