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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
This innovative book celebrates the tri-centenary of modern copyright, which began with the enactment of the Statute of Anne by the British Parliament in 1709, and was soon followed by other copyright legislation abroad. The Statute of Anne is traditionally claimed to be the world's first copyright statute, and is thus viewed as the origin of a... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
Thanks to digitisation and the Internet, preservation of and access to our cultural heritage - which consists of works protected by copyright and works in the public domain - have never been easier. This essential book examines the twin issues of the preservation of, and access to, cultural heritage and the problems copyright law creates and the solutions... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95 US$ 27.96
An updated guide to Canadian copyright law for an age of reckless infringement This fourth edition of Canadian Copyright Law brings you the latest updates according to new Canadian legislation and international agreements. Copyright infringement has always been an invisible crime. Now with near-constant access to the Internet and the mainstream... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00
This timely Handbook marks a major shift in innovation studies, moving the focus of attention from the standard intellectual property regimes of copyright, patent, and trademark, to an exploration of trade secrecy and the laws governing know-how, tacit knowledge, and confidential relationships. The editors introduce the long tradition of trade secrecy... more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 69.99
Philipp-Christian Thomale erörtert unter rechtspolitischen Aspekten, ob und wie ein sachgerechter Ausgleich zwischen der Medienfreiheit und dem Recht auf informatio-nelle Selbstbestimmung zu erreichen ist. Er zeigt, dass der Gesetzgeber seinen Handlungspflichten nur unzureichend nachgekommen ist, erläutert den juristischen und rechtspolitischen Nachholbedarf... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This book discusses the problems of applicable law in international copyright infringement cases and examines the solutions proposed to them in the recent projects by the American Law Institute (ALI) and the European Max Planck Group for Conflict of Laws and Intellectual Property (CLIP). In particular, the book analyzes how the territoriality principle... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89
Do copyright laws directly cause people to create works they otherwise wouldn't create? Do those laws directly put substantial amounts of money into authors' pockets? Does culture depend on copyright? Are copyright laws a key driver of competitiveness and of the knowledge economy? These are the key questions William Patry addresses in How to Fix Copyright.... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.00
Science and scientific development are increasingly subject to differentiations and specializations that are ever harder to communicate to the general public. This is reflected in doubts about the freedom of science and, conversely, in efforts to actualize it as an important resource of society. Freedom of science has thus become the focal... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 329.00
How does copyright law take into account the interests of third parties, especially the general public?s interest in the greatest possible dissemination of knowledge and culture? Twelve basic questions give copyright law experts from more than forty countries the opportunity to provide answers related to their national law on the following matters:... more...