A User's Guide to Copyright, Seventh Edition is long established as one of the key texts in the field. Renowned for its practical, user-friendly and authoritative approach and for its practical application to the main copyright using industries, the book is considered essential reading for legal practitioners, copyright law students and - crucially - for those working in the copyright using industries.
Extensively cross-referenced to cases, legislation and leading texts and articles, this book clearly and effectively illustrates and explains the scope and relevance of copyright law in the new digital information era.
Legislation and case law includes:
WIPO Treaties; Number of EU Directives; Enterprise and regulatory Reform Act 2013; Football Association Premier League case (CJEU (C-403/08)); Infopaq (C-302/10); Public Relations Consultants Association v The Newspaper Licensing Agency (C-360/13); ITV v TVCatchup (C-607/11); Da Vinci Code case - Baigent v Random House; Fisher v Brooker 2009 UKHL 41 - the Whiter Shade of Pale case.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 568
Weight: 600 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm
Edition: 7th edition
The headings, layout, diagrams and language make this very much a useful practitioner's book. It is easy to use which is tremendously helpful in practice. It lives up to its name-a User's Guide to Copyright. Although it may be practical and helpful, the book also has all the characteristics a reader needs to check thoroughly the relevant case law and statutes. There are full tables of cases and everything else to be expected in a thorough law book. -- Susan Singleton * European Intellectual Property Review *
Covering all recent relevant legislative developments, notably in network communications in the digital age, this up-to-date and compact quick-reference guide should be considered a must-have purchase for any practitioner involved with any matter relating to copyright -- Elizabeth Robson Taylor, Richmond Green Chambers and Phillip Taylor MBE, Head of Chambers