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Research Handbook on the History of Copyright Law

Edited by: Isabella Alexander, H Tomas; Gomez-Arostegu

ISBN13: 9781783472390
Published: March 2016
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £180.00



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There has been an explosion of interest in recent years regarding the origin and of intellectual property law. The study of copyright history, in particular, has grown remarkably in the last twenty years, with a flurry of activity in the last ten.

This Handbook takes stock of the field of copyright history as it stands today, as well as examines potential developments.The contributions feature copyright and history experts from across the UK, Australia, the United States, France, Spain and Italy.

Covering European, US and international copyright history and traversing from the 16th Century to the early 20th century, this book offers a broad survey of the field and a solid foundation for future research.Students and scholars of copyright law, authorship, art, and the book and music trades will find this book to be an invaluable resource.

It will also be of use to practicing lawyers and judges with an interest in the doctrinal history of copyright law.

Subjects:
Intellectual Property Law
Contents:
Contents
1. IntroductionIsabella Alexander and H Tomas Gomez-Arostegui
PART I HISTORIOGRAPHY
2. Copyright History in the Advocate's ArsenalBarbara Lauriat
3. Law, Aesthetics and Copyright Historiography: A Critical Reading of the Genealogies of Martha Woodmansee and Mark RoseKathy Bowrey
4.The 'Romantic' AuthorMartha Woodmansee
PART II UNITED KINGDOM PERSPECTIVES
5. The Stationers' Company in England before 1710 Ian Gadd
6. The Anatomy of Copyright Law in Scotland before 1710Alastair J Mann
7. Literary Property in Scotland in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth CenturiesHector MacQueen
8. Music Copyright in Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century BritainNancy A Mace
9. How Art Was Different: Researching the History of Artistic CopyrightElena Cooper
10. Determining Infringement in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries in Britain: 'A ticklish job'Isabella Alexander
11. Equitable Infringement Remedies before 1800H Tomas Gomez-Arostegui
PART III INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES
12. Proto-Property in Literary and Artistic Works: Sixteenth-Century Papal Printing PrivilegesJane C Ginsburg
13. British Colonial and Imperial CopyrightCatherine Seville
14. The Public International Law of Copyright and Related RightsSam Ricketson
15. El Salvador and the Internationalisation of CopyrightJose Bellido
PART IV NATIONAL PERSPECTIVES
16. United States Copyright, 1672-1909Oren Bracha
17. 'Cabined, Cribbed, Confined, Bound In': Copyright in the Australian ColoniesCatherine Bond
18. Aspects of French Literary Property Developments in the Eighteenth (and Nineteenth) CenturiesFrederic Rideau
19. Codified Anxieties: Literary Copyright in Mid-Nineteenth Century SpainJose Bellido
Index