Copyright Examples and Explanations

ISBN-10: 1454803312

ISBN-13: 9781454803317

Edition: 3rd 2012 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Stephen M. McJohn

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Using proven Examples & Explanations pedagogy, this comprehensive studyguide provides students with a short account of the law, followed by avariety of concrete examples and explanations that help reinforce andgive substance to the key rules and concepts in copyright law. Itsflexible organization lets students move freely between topics thatrange from classic copyright cases, such as rights of authorship, toareas of contemporary interest, including Internet use, open sourcelicensing and online music rights.The Third Edition presents a wide range of new case law, examplesand explanations, including online copyright infringement, boundaries offair use, the legality of hacking the iPhone and the moral rights ofartists.Hallmark features:• Proven Examples and Explanations pedagogy reinforces keyrules and concepts.• Comprehensive coverage of aspects of copyright law,together with international and theoretical underpinnings of thelaw.• Builds student understanding step by step and allows studentsto work with fact settings – key to understanding and applyingcopyright law.• Up to date Supreme Court cases and legislation.• Covers developing judicial interpretation in such areasas originality, the idea/expression distinction, fair use, ownership,and scope of exclusive rights.• Addresses areas of contemporary interest, such as music,open source licensing, and Internet issues.• Short sections covering related state law doctrines andfederal preemption.• Flexible organization allows students to study chaptersin any order.The Third Edition has been updated to include:• The Supreme Court’s view of the constitutional limitson the scope of copyright legislation .• Cases on the extent of moral rights of artists.• Multiple new cases covering:• The boundaries of fair use.• Licensing issues.• Work made for hire in the startup company context.• Rights of buyers of copyrighted products and services.• Limits on digital rights management systems.• ISP liability for customer copyright infringement.• Limits on damages for downloading.• Enforcement of online copyright infringement – a newbusiness model.• Legality of jailbreaking the iPhone.
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List price: $49.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Publication date: 2/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Summary of Contents
An Overview of Copyright
Copyrightable Subject Matter
Works of Authorship
Ideas Are Not Subject to Copyright
More Excluded Subject Matter: Functional Aspects, Infringing Material, Government Works
Ownership And Transactions
Initial Ownership of Copyright
Formalities: Copyright Notice, Deposit, and Registration
Duration of Copyright
Copyright Transactions
Statutory Rights
The Section 106 Exclusive Rights
First Sale
Some Other Limits on the Exclusive Rights
Fair Use
Moral Rights in Works of Visual Art
Protections for Technological Measures and Copyright Management Information
Copyright Litigation
Jurisdiction, Standing, and the Elements of an Infringement Action
Contributory Infringement and Vicarious Liability
State Law Theories and Federal Preemption
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