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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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ISBN13: 9780566082764
ISBN: 0566082764
Published: April 2001
Publisher: Gower Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780566085154

Electronic commerce is the fastest growing new business method. This practical legal guide provides readers with the tools they need in order to operate within the law on the information superhighway. The report, by a solicitor who specializes in computer/Internet law, gives forms and recommended working for use in contracts and on websites. It gives an example of an employee Internet policy and sample copyright notices, privacy conditions and terms and conditions of website use. the report also provides guidance on forming contracts electronically, trade marks and domain names, copyright, choice of laws and litigation issues, and offers sources of further information. Case studies are used to illustrate the legal issues.

Internet Law
Part 1 Employment - email and the internet: use of the internet at work; questions; legal issues; what is reasonable use of the internet at work?; employer liability; IS and defamation - draft EU electronic commerce directive; monitoring employee emails and calls; contracts and misrepresentation; further information.
Part 2 Trade marks, copyright and databases - intellectual property: trade marks; copyright; databases; patents; registered designs; further information.
Part 3 Jurisdiction and and disputes; advertising law; gathering personal data on web sites; terms and conditions on web sites; further information. Contracting on the internet: forming a contract; areas of law; forming a contract - points to watch; enforcing the contract; electronic commerce directive; electronic signatures; importing by email; buying online; distance selling regulations.
Part 5 Problems: insurance; security; contract negotiations; ambiguous terms; clauses about disputes; waiver; alternative dispute resolution; going to court. Appendices: computer use policy; email and internet use policies; internet terms and conditions; contract with subcontractors/designers.