Publishing Law / Edition 3

Publishing Law / Edition 3

by Hugh Jones, Christopher Benson
     
 

With an introduction to UK and EU law, full coverage of electronic rights and e-commerce issues and detailed coverage of changes in UK and EU legislation, this third edition of Publishing Law continues in its status as a comprehensive guide to the law as it affects the publishing process.

Hugh Jones and Christopher Benson address a range of key legal

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Overview

With an introduction to UK and EU law, full coverage of electronic rights and e-commerce issues and detailed coverage of changes in UK and EU legislation, this third edition of Publishing Law continues in its status as a comprehensive guide to the law as it affects the publishing process.

Hugh Jones and Christopher Benson address a range of key legal issues in the publishing process and explain legal points with reference to important statutes, cases and relevant trade practices. The issues include:

• copyright, moral rights, commissioning and contracts, including online access and ebooks
• libel and other legal risks such as negligence, privacy and obscenity
• infringement and defences such as fair dealing; trade marks and passing off
• consumer law, data protection, advertising and promotion, distribution and export.

This work is a comprehensive handbook for publishers, authors and agents, and anyone who needs a practical understanding of where and how the law may apply.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415384254
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/08/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Law, and Original Works 1. Publishing and the Law 2. Copyright 3. Other Rights of Authors and Publishers Part 2: Commissioning: Publishing Contracts 4. Author Contracts 5. Other Contracts Part 3: Delivery, Editing and Obligations on Publication 6. Delivery, Editing and Obligations on Publication Part 4: Publish and be Damned 7. Defamation and other Risks 8. Copyright Infringement 9. Trade Marks and Passing Off Part 5: Sales and Marketing 10. Sale of Goods and Consumer Protection 11. Advertising and Promotion 12. Distribution and Export Appendix A: A to Z Glossary of Legal Terms Appendix B: Useful Addresses Appendix C: Further Reading and Sources

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