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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70
Today's copyright wars can seem unprecedented. Sparked by the digital revolution that has made copyright?and its violation?a part of everyday life, fights over intellectual property have pitted creators, Hollywood, and governments against consumers, pirates, Silicon Valley, and open-access advocates. But while the digital generation can be forgiven... more...
- 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...
- Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt 2005; US$ 81.24
Der ?Unternehmer? ist der Zentralbegriff im Recht der deutschen Umsatzsteuer, der, gemessen am Aufkommen, zweitwichtigsten Steuer in Deutschland. Seit 1967 ist die Umsatzsteuer in den EG-Mitgliedstaaten auf Grund mehrerer EG-Richtlinien, insbesondere der 6. EG-Richtlinie, vereinheitlicht. Gegenstand des Buches ist die Frage, ob der ?Unternehmer?... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 76.02
This book focuses on the thorny and highly topical issue of balancing copyright in the digital age. The idea for it sprang from the often heated debates among intellectual property scholars on the possibilities and the limits of copyright. Copyright law has been broadening its scope for decades now, and as a result it often clashes with other rights... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
In this provocative book, Carys Craig challenges the assumptions of possessive individualism embedded in modern day copyright law, arguing that the dominant conception of copyright as private property fails to adequately reflect the realities of cultural creativity. Employing both theoretical argument and doctrinal analysis, including the novel use... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66
Drawing on comparisons with historical shake-ups in the film industry, Screen Distribution Post-Hollywood offers a timely account of the changes brought about in global online distribution of film and television by major new players such as Google/YouTube, Apple, Amazon, Yahoo!, Facebook, Netflix and Hulu. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
Copyright governance is in a state of flux because the boundaries between legal and illegal consumption have blurred. Trajce Cvetkovski interrogates the disorganizational effects of piracy and emerging technologies on the political economy of copyright in popular music, film and gaming industries. 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...
- 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...