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Copinger & Skone James on Copyright (2-Volume Set)

By: Nicholas Caddick(Author), Gillian Davies(Author), Gwilym Harbottle(Author)

Sweet and Maxwell

Hardback | Mar 2016 | Edition: 17 | #239313 | ISBN-13: 9780414034228
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A leading text in its field, Copinger & Skone James on Copyright offers thorough and comprehensive coverage of the main aspects of copyright and connected rights. This new edition has been extensively rewritten to take account of the increasing significance of International and European law in this field. Volume 1 contains commentary and analysis with Volume 2 featuring legislation and materials. The title takes a subject by subject approach to take you through Copyright, Rights in Performances, Rights in Designs, Moral Rights and a variety of Miscellaneous Rights.


Introduction - Classification and Scope of the Protection of Copyright, Related Rights and Design Rights
    Nature and History of Copyright
    Requirements for Copyright Protection
    Authorship of Copyright Works
    Chain of Title Duration of Copyright
    The Rights of a Copyright Owner: Primary Infringement
    Secondary Infringement of Copyright
    Permitted Acts
    Crown and Parliamentary Rights
Moral Rights
    Moral Rights of authors Moral rights of performers
Rights in Performances
    Performers’ Rights
    Rights of persons with recording rights
Design Right and the Protection of Works of Industrial Application
    Design right Unregistered Community design
    Registered designs (in outline)
    Copyright in works of industrial application
Miscellaneous Rights
    Semiconductor Topographies
    Devices Designed to Circumvent Copy-Protection
    Fraudulent Reception of Transmissions
    Publication Right
    Public Lending Right
    Rights of Confidence
    The Protection of Goodwill
    Civil Remedies
    Criminal Remedies
International Aspects
    International Treaties
    Community Law The Protection of Copyright Works Abroad
Exploitation and Control of Rights
    Exploitation of Rights in Particular Industries
    Collecting Societies
    Control of the Exercise of Copyrights and Related Rights

Copyright, designs and patents act 1988 and related materials
    Copyright, Designs and Patent 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
    Commencement Orders (Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988)
    Related legislation and materials
    Orders in council
    Table of parliamentary debates
    Repealed statutes
    Copyright conventions and agreements
    Treaty of Rome
    EC directives EC council decisions & directives
    Precedents and court forms

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Professor Gillian Davies is a barrister at Hogarth Chambers and was formerly chairman of a Technical Board of Appeals and member of the Enlarged Board at the European Patent Office. She is a specialist in international intellectual property law with a particular emphasis on the international conventions governing patent law and copyright. She is co-author of Moral Rights (published by Sweet & Maxwell).

Nicholas Caddick QC is a barrister at Hogarth Chambers specialising in IP law.

Gwilym Harbottle is a barrister at Hogarth Chambers specialising in IP law.

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