Copinger & Skone James on Copyright Mainwork & Supplement 16th edition edition

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Copinger & Skone James on Copyright Mainwork & Supplement 16th edition edition

Author Kevin Garnett; Gillian Davies; Gwilym Harbottle
Publication Date Nov, 2013
ISBN 9789386374714
Format Hardcover
Publisher Sweet & Maxwell

 

Copinger & Skone James on Copyright is a major practitioner text on copyright and related rights. Now in its 16th edition, the book covers all aspects of copyright and related rights. Structured around four fundamental rights - copyright, moral rights, rights in performances and rights in unregistered designs - it provides you with in-depth coverage that you can apply in your practice.

Volume 1 contains comprehensive commentary on and analysis of relevant UK and EU legislation and all important court decisions from the UK and the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). The first 10 chapters deal fully with the four fundamental rights mentioned above and cover major recent developments, such as:-

  • Baigent v The Random House Group Limited,
  • Football Association Premier League Ltd v QC Leisure,
  • Football Dataco Ltd v Brittens Pools Ltd,
  • Lucasfilm Ltd v Ainsworth,
  • Nova Productions Limited v Mazooma Games Limited,
  • SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd,
  • Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation v Newzbin Ltd,
  • Infopaq International A/S v Danske Dagblades Forening and
  • SGAE v Padaman.

Additional chapters cover Crown copyright, publication right, database right, artist's resale right, TPMs, rights management information, fraudulent reception and public lending right. There is also commentary on the collective management of these rights and on controls on their exercise by the Copyright Tribunal and under EU and UK competition law.

Volume 2 contains the up to date texts of all relevant UK and European legislative and quasi-legislative materials. The core statute (the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988) is set out in such a way as to enable you to trace its history through its numerous amendments. There are also basic precedents and court forms.

  • Provides a thorough analysis of copyright legislation and case law in the UK
  • Covers the nature and history of copyright to provide depth to help clarify the legal principles
  • Analyses in detail the four key rights: copyright, moral rights, rights in performances and rights in unregistered design
  • Looks at other related rights such as publication rights, database rights and public lending rights
  • Deals fully with the latest issues surrounding digital copyright
  • Details the various remedies available including both civil and criminal remedies
  • Investigates the ways in which UK copyright can be protected abroad
  • Analyses European and international copyright and related rights law
  • Discusses the relevant EU Directives and initiatives
  • Reproduces the key statutory materials so they can be consulted 

 

TABLE OF CONTENT

  • Volume 1

    • Introduction

    Part I - Copyright

    • Nature and History of Copyright
    • Requirements for Copyright Protection
    • Authorship of Copyright Works
    • The Chain of Title
    • Duration of Copyright
    • The Rights of a Copyright Owner: Primary Infringement
    • Secondary Infringement of Copyright
    • Permitted Acts
    • Crown, Parliamentary and the Rights of International Organisations

    Part II - Moral Rights

    • Moral Rights

    Part III - Rights in Performances

    • Rights in Performances

    Part IV - Design Right and the Protection of Works of Industrial Application

    • Design Right, Unregistered Community design and the Protection of Works of Industrial Application

    Part V - Miscellaneous Rights

    • Semiconductor Topographies
    • Circumvention of Protection Measures and Rights Management Information
    • Fraudulent Reception of Transmissions
    • Publication Right
    • Database Right
    • Public Lending Right
    • Artists' Resale Right

    Part VI - Remedies

    • Civil Remedies
    • Criminal Remedies and Customs Seizure

    Part VII - International Aspects

    • International Treaties
    • Community Law
    • The Protection of Copyright Works Abroad

    Part VIII - Exploitation and Control of Rights

    • Exploitation of Rights in Particular Industries
    • Collecting Societies
    • Control of the Exercise of Copyrights and Related Rights
    • Taxation of Copyright


    Volume 2

    Part A Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and Related Materials

    • Copyright, Designs and Patents Acts 1988 as variously amended
    • The Broadcasting Act 1990
    • Regulations amending the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and transitional provisions
    • The Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997 as amended
    • Regulations made under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
    • Commencement Orders (Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988)

    Part B Related Legislation and Materials
    Part C Orders in Council
    Part D Table of Parliamentary Debates
    Part E Repealed Statutes
    Part F Copyright Conventions and Agreements
    Part G Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union
    Part H EU Directives
    Part I Related EU Instruments
    Part J Precedents and Court Forms

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