Examples & Explanations: Copyright 3e / Edition 3

Examples & Explanations: Copyright 3e / Edition 3

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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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Examples & Explanations: Copyright 3e / Edition 3

Now, the proven Examples & Explanations series expands to include a volume on copyright law. This brand-new study guide offers much-needed assistance in navigating the complexities of the field.

Tailored specifically to student needs, COPYRIGHT: Examples & Explanations:

  • covers all aspects of copyright law, together with international and theoretical underpinnings of the law
  • builds student understanding step by step and allows students to work with fact settings, which is crucial to understanding and applying copyright law
  • is totally up to date with relevant Supreme Court cases (such as Eldred, Dastar, and Grokster) and legislation (such as The Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005)
  • addresses developing judicial interpretation in such areas as originality, the idea/expression distinction, fair use, ownership, and scope of exclusive rights
  • includes recent case law on Digital Millennium Copyright Act issues, including anti-circumvention, safe harbor, and subpoena provisions
  • discusses areas of particular interest to students, such as music, open source licensing, and the Internet
  • presents shorter sections covering related state law doctrines — misappropriation, rights of publicity, and idea submissions — and federal preemption
  • allows students to study chapters in any order, to correspond to the sequence of your chosen casebook

    The Examples & Explanations format is used for maximum effectiveness:

  • clear textual overviews introduce each new concept
  • carefully chosen examples demonstrate the applications and are followed by questions
  • straightforward explanations answer the questions and provide additional follow-up

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781454803317
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date: 02/15/2012
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 470
    Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

    Table of Contents

    An Overview of Copyright

    Part I. Copyrightable Subject Matter
    • Originality
    • Fixation
    • Works of Authorship
    • Ideas Are Not Subject to Copyright
    • More Excluded Subject Matter: Functional Aspects, Infringing Material, Government Works

    Part II. Ownership and Transactions
    • Who Initially Owns the Copyright?
    • Formalities: Copyright Notice, Deposit, and Registration
    • Duration
    • Copyright Transactions

    Part III. 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

    Part IV. Copyright Litigation
    • Jurisdiction, Standing, and Elements of an Infringement Action
    • Secondary Liability
    • Remedies
    • Three State Law Theories and Federal Preemption

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