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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
World Copyright Law 4th ed isbn 9780414024618

World Copyright Law 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9781847032805
New Edition ISBN: 9780414024618
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421790709
Published: October 2008
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

World Copyright Law is an authoritative and comparative analysis of copyright law and decided cases on a national, international and regional scale. It contains keen analysis and discussion of current issues and Internet challenges in world copyright law, providing a comprehensive insight into the future direction of the area.

New developments and legislative changes are treated in the sections on:-

  • human rights section, particularly in regards to freedom of expression
  • private international law issues
  • incorporation of references to new legislation and cases on beneficiaries and subject matter of protection
  • infringement
  • moral and economic rights and limitations
  • collective management in the Internet era
  • EC Enforcement Directive 2004
The new 3rd edition of this text covers core issues to provide a keen insight into the future direction of world copyright law.
  • Issues created by application of technological protection measures to copyright material; providing protection on the one hand and restricting public access on the other
  • The necessity for development of new structures of international licensing of rights to cover Internet downloading on an international scale
  • International copyright policy issues, and in relation to the WIPO Development Agenda

Intellectual Property Law
Background and Basic Principles
General overview
Basis of protection
Structure of protection
Terminology and interpretation
Beneficiaries of protection
Subject matter of protection
Protection criteria
Moral rights
Economic rights
Limitations and exceptions
Term of protection
Exercise of rights
Remedies, penalties and enforcement
Additional legislative features
National, International and Regional Protection
National systems of protection
International conventions, treaties and agreements: summary
Berne Convention
Universal Copyright Convention
Rome Convention
Phonograms Convention
TRIPS Agreement
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Regional Convention, Treaties and Agreements: summary
European Community
Current issues and future prospects
Current issues
Future prospects
International and Regional Standards of Protection: Comparative Summaries
Owners of related rights
Owners of sui generis rights
Glossary of legal and technical terms
Reference materials (including listing of national copyright laws throughout the world)
International and regional instruments: membership, contracting parties and texts
Reference list of national laws and supplementary material
Historic documents