Publishing Law, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Overview

This welcome second edition now includes coverage of electronic rights and e-commerce, as well as recent changes in legislation, and provides a comprehensive guide to the law as it affects the publishing process.

Legal points are explained with reference to important statutes, cases and relevant trade practices, and the new edition now contains a revised glossary amd lists of useful addresses and further reading.

Written by the Copyright Counsel of the Publishers' Association and a practicing solicitor with many years experience of the publishing trade, this work will serve as a comprehensive handbook for all those who need a practical understanding of where and how the law may apply, including publishers, authors, and agents.

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A veteran lawyer specializing in the area offers a guide to European Union law as it affects publishing and copyrights. He addresses such issues as confidential information, moral rights, commissioning and contracts, editing and productions, obscenity, official secrets, distribution, and export. He includes a list of useful addresses but no bibliography. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415261531
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication date: 3/14/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 324
  • Age range: 18 years
  • Lexile: 1520L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Publishing and the law 3
2 Copyright 9
3 Other rights of authors and publishers 43
4 Author contracts 61
5 Other contracts 100
6 Delivery, editing, and obligations on publication 147
7 Defamation and other risks 161
8 Confidentiality and privacy 197
9 Copyright infringement 215
10 Trade marks and passing off 253
11 Sale of goods and consumer protection 267
12 Advertising and promotion 288
13 Distribution and export 311
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