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Copyright Law and the Information Society in Asia

Edited by: Sorcha MacLeod

ISBN13: 9781841136547
ISBN: 1841136549
Published: December 2006
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £64.99

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The book takes a look at the six most important current topics arising from copyright law in the information society, and for each topic provides an in-depth introduction that compares the approaches taken in Europe and the US. Each topic is introduced by an expert, and the issues are then analysed in separate country reports representing nine Asian jurisdictions: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.

The six topics are:

  • The Expansion of Copyright Law and its Social Justification: Introduction by Reto Hilty, Max Planck Institute, Munich

Intellectual Property Law, Other Jurisdictions , Asia
Chapter 1 – The Expansion of Copyright Law and its Social Justification
Reto M. Hilty
Chapter 2 - Internet Trade, Digital Works and Parallel Imports
Christopher Heath
Chapter 3 - The Collective Exercise of Copyrights
Kung Chung Liu
Chapter 4 - The Law on Anti-Circumvention and Digital Rights Management
Chapter 5 – Copyright Contracts, Public Policy and Antitrust
Estelle Derclaye
Chapter 6 – Contributory and Vicarious Liability for Copyright Infringement
Andy Y. Sun
Chapter 7 – Looking Forward: Contemporary Trends of the Copyright Economics Research in the Digital Era
Wayne Fu

Series: Studies in Industrial Property & Copyright Law

Intellectual Property & Private International Law ISBN 9781841135397
Published February 2005
Hart Publishing