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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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Copyright and Piracy: An Interdisciplinary Critique

Edited by: Lionel Bently, Jennifer Davis, Jane C. Ginsburg

ISBN13: 9780521193436
Published: October 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £93.00



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An understanding of the changing nature of the law and practice of copyright infringement is a task too big for lawyers alone; it requires additional inputs from economists, historians, technologists, sociologists, cultural theorists and criminologists.

Where is the boundary to be drawn between illegal imitation and legal inspiration? Would the answer be different for creators, artists and experts from different disciplines or fields? How have concepts of copyright infringement altered over time and how do such changes relate, if at all, to the cultural norms operating amongst creators in different fields?

With such an approach, one might perhaps begin to address the vital and overarching question of whether strong copyright laws, rigorously enforced, impede rather than promote creativity. And what can be done to avoid any such adverse consequences, while maintaining the effectiveness of copyright as an incentive-mechanism for those who need it?

  • Interdisciplinary discussion of copyright and piracy examines the unauthorised exploitation of works of authorship from multiple perspectives
  • Each chapter matches a lawyer with a contributor from another discipline, introducing readers to different disciplinary approaches, and exposing non-lawyers to legal analysis
  • Extensive cross-disciplinary bibliography provides a basis for future research

Subjects:
Intellectual Property Law
Contents:
Part I. Introduction
1. Inspiration or infringement: the plagiarist in court Isabella Alexander
Part II. History
2. Nineteenth-century Anglo-US copyright relations: the language of piracy versus the moral high ground Catherine Seville
3. Language, practice and history Adrian Johns
Part III. Comparative Law
4. The metamorphosis of contrefaçon in French copyright law David Lefranc (translated by Sebastien Oddos)
5. A common lawyer's perspective on contrefaçon Jane Ginsburg
Part IV. Economics
6. Copyright infringement, 'free-riding' and the lifeworld Anne Barron
7. Copyright and the limits of law-and-economics analysis Jonathan Aldred
Part V. Linguistics
8. 'Substantial similarity of expression' in copyright infringement actions: a linguistic perspective Alan Durant
9. Refining notions of idea and expression through linguistic analysis Graeme B. Dinwoodie
Part VI. Computer Software
10. Copyright, piracy and software Jon Crowcroft
11. Of plots, puddings and draught-excluders: the law as it applies to the infringement of computer programs Jennifer Davis
Part VII. Information Studies
12. Measuring text re-use in the news industry Paul Clough
13. Reflections on measuring text re-use from a copyright law perspective Tanya Aplin
Part VIII. Literature
14. Unoriginal genius: plagiarism and the construction of 'romantic' authorship Nick Groom
15. The genius and the labourer: authorship in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century copyright law Isabella Alexander
Part IX. Art
16. Piracy and authorship in contemporary art and the artistic commonwealth Daniel Mcclean
17. Copyright's imperfect republic and the artistic commonwealth Jonathan Griffiths
Part X. Sociology and Music
18. Reggae open source: how the absence of copyright enabled the emergence of popular music in Jamaica Jason Toynbee
19. 'Free-riding on the riddim'? - Open source copyright law and reggae music in Jamaica Johnson Okpaluba.

Series: Cambridge Intellectual Property and Information Law

Injunctions Against Intermediaries in the European Union: Accountable but Not Liable? ISBN 9781108415064
To be published December 2017
Cambridge University Press
£85.00
The Right to Privacy: Origins and Influence of a Nineteenth Century Idea ISBN 9781108419697
To be published October 2017
Cambridge University Press
£85.00
Patent Intensity and Economic Growth ISBN 9781107098909
To be published October 2017
Cambridge University Press
£95.00
Copyright and International Negotiations: An Engine of Free Expression in China? ISBN 9781107163454
Published April 2017
Cambridge University Press
£69.99
Plants, People and Practices: The Nature and History of the Upov Convention ISBN 9781107126497
Published April 2017
Cambridge University Press
£79.99
£69.99
Comparative Defamation and Privacy Law ISBN 9781107123649
Published April 2016
Cambridge University Press
£79.99
Film Copyright in the European Union 2nd ed ISBN 9781107120747
Published April 2016
Cambridge University Press
£89.99
International Copyright and Access to Knowledge ISBN 9781107023062
Published February 2016
Cambridge University Press
£69.99
Conflicts in the Knowledge Society: The Contentious Politics of Intellectual Property ISBN 9781107542525
Published July 2015
Cambridge University Press
£23.99
£26.99
Relocating the Law of Geographical Indications ISBN 9781107542655
Published June 2015
Cambridge University Press
£26.99
Test Tubes for Global Intellectual Property Issues: Small Market Economies ISBN 9781107013148
Published June 2015
Cambridge University Press
£72.00
Media Freedom as a Fundamental Right ISBN 9781107098954
Published May 2015
Cambridge University Press
£82.00
Law and Creativity in the Age of the Entertainment Franchise ISBN 9781107039896
Published November 2014
Cambridge University Press
£77.00
£77.00
The Evolution and Equilibrium of Copyright in the Digital Age ISBN 9781107062566
Published August 2014
Cambridge University Press
£77.00
New Frontiers in the Philosophy of Intellectual Property ISBN 9781107416895
Published July 2014
Cambridge University Press
£26.99
Intellectual Property at the Edge ISBN 9781107034006
Published June 2014
Cambridge University Press
£82.00
Intellectual Property, Indigenous People and their Knowledge ISBN 9781107055339
Published June 2014
Cambridge University Press
£67.00
Emerging Challenges in Privacy Law: Comparative Perspectives ISBN 9781107041677
Published April 2014
Cambridge University Press
£77.00
Internet Privacy Rights: Rights to Protect Autonomy ISBN 9781107042735
Published March 2014
Cambridge University Press
£77.00
Concepts of Property in Intellectual Property Law ISBN 9781107041820
Published September 2013
Cambridge University Press
£77.00
Conflicts in the Knowledge Society: The Contentious Politics of Intellectual Property ISBN 9781107036420
Published April 2013
Cambridge University Press
£82.00
£88.00
New Frontiers in the Philosophy of Intellectual Property ISBN 9781107009318
Published July 2012
Cambridge University Press
£88.00
£93.00
The Law of Reputation and Brands in the Asia Pacific ISBN 9781107017726
Published March 2012
Cambridge University Press
£76.00
Relocating the Law of Geographical Indications ISBN 9780521192026
Published February 2012
Cambridge University Press
£88.00
£77.00
Software and Patents in Europe ISBN 9780521329620
Published June 2011
Cambridge University Press
£30.99
Trade Marks and Brands: An Interdisciplinary Critique ISBN 9780521187923
Published January 2011
Cambridge University Press
£40.99
Copyright Exceptions: The Digital Impact ISBN 9780521123440
Published December 2009
Cambridge University Press
£59.99
£88.00
Trade Marks and Brands: An Interdisciplinary Critique ISBN 9780521889650
Published June 2008
Cambridge University Press
£93.00
The Making of Modern Intellectual Property Law ISBN 9780521057134
Published May 2008
Cambridge University Press
£30.99
The Commercial Appropriation of Personality ISBN 9780521052528
Published February 2008
Cambridge University Press
£43.99
The Legal Protection of Databases ISBN 9780521049450
Published January 2008
Cambridge University Press
£50.00
Copyright and Multimedia Products ISBN 9780521049481
Published January 2008
Cambridge University Press
£39.99
Software and Patents in Europe ISBN 9780521868396
Published October 2007
Cambridge University Press
£88.00
Copyright Exceptions: The Digital Impact ISBN 9780521847261
Published February 2005
Cambridge University Press
£103.00
The Legal Protection of Databases ISBN 9780521802574
Published June 2003
Cambridge University Press
£103.00
The Commercial Appropriation of Personality ISBN 9780521800143
Published March 2003
Cambridge University Press
£93.00
Copyright and Multimedia Works ISBN 9780521808194
Published August 2001
Cambridge University Press
£108.00
The Making of Modern Intellectual Property Law ISBN 9780521563635
Published August 1999
Cambridge University Press
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