Copyright Law / Edition 1

Copyright Law / Edition 1

by Richard W. Stim
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827379889

ISBN-13: 9780827379886

Pub. Date: 09/14/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Copyright is the exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, sell, perform or prepare derivitives of an original fixed work such as literary, artistic, musical, dramatic or related works. Since copyright is controlled by federal law, this book is a national text that answers every practical question relating to ownership use and transfer of copyrights. It is a

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Copyright is the exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, sell, perform or prepare derivitives of an original fixed work such as literary, artistic, musical, dramatic or related works. Since copyright is controlled by federal law, this book is a national text that answers every practical question relating to ownership use and transfer of copyrights. It is a practical work that contains forms, regulations and detailed instructions on registering, assigning and acquiring copyright, as well as information about investigating imitations and stopping infringers. There is substantial legal background including references to all major cases as well as historical background inlcuding some emphasis on the landmark decisions of Learned Hand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827379886
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/14/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Copyrights and Intellectual Property. Chapter 2: Sources of Copyright Law. Chapter 3: What is Protectible Under Copyright Law? Chapter 4: Derivatives and Compilations. Chapter 5: What is Not Protectible Under Copyright Law. Chapter 6: The Bundle of Rights. Chapter 7: The Rights of the Public: First Sale and Fair Use. Chapter 8: Educational and Library Uses. Chapter 9: Artwork. Chapter 10: Musical Works and Sound Recordings. Chapter 11: Computers and the Internet. Chapter 12: Authorship and Ownership of Copyright. Chapter 13: Works Made for Hire. Chapter 14: Duration of Copyright. Chapter 15: Transfer of Copyright. Chapter 16: Copyright Research. Chapter 17: Copyright Notice. Chapter 18: Registration and Choosing Correct Application. Chapter 19: Preparing the Copyright Application. Chapter 20: Deposit Materials. Chapter 21: Processing, Correcting, and Canceling Registrations. Chapter 22: Copyright Infringement. Chapter 23: Defenses to Infringement. Chapter 24: Remedies for Copyright Infringement. Chapter 25: Resolving a Copyright Dispute Without Litigation. Chapter 26: Litigation. Chapter 27: International Copyright. Appendix A: Copyright Resources. Appendix B: Glossary of Terms. Appendix C: Copyright Office Circulars and Form Letters. Appendix D: Copyright Forms. Appendix E: Copyright Agreements. Appendix F: Sample Complaint and Settlement Agreement. Appendix G: Copyright Fees. Appendix H: International Copyright. Index.

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