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Copyright And Piracy

Author : Lionel Bently
ISBN : 9780521193436
Genre : Law
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An understanding of the changing nature of the law and practice of copyright infringement is a task too big for lawyers alone; it requires additional inputs from economists, historians, technologists, sociologists, cultural theorists and criminologists. Where is the boundary to be drawn between illegal imitation and legal inspiration? Would the answer be different for creators, artists and experts from different disciplines or fields? How have concepts of copyright infringement altered over time and how do such changes relate, if at all, to the cultural norms operating amongst creators in different fields? With such an approach, one might perhaps begin to address the vital and overarching question of whether strong copyright laws, rigorously enforced, impede rather than promote creativity. And what can be done to avoid any such adverse consequences, while maintaining the effectiveness of copyright as an incentive-mechanism for those who need it?

Piracy In The Indian Film Industry

Author : Arul George Scaria
ISBN : 9781107065437
Genre : Law
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"Provides insights into the copyright law by analysing the social, cultural, historical, legal, and economic dimensions of copyright piracy in the Indian film industry"--

Cambridge Intellectual Property And Information Law Injunctions Against Intermediaries In The European Union

Author : Husovec, Martin
ISBN : 9781108247887
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Piracy And The State

Author : Martin Dimitrov
ISBN : 9780521897310
Genre : Law
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In this original study of intellectual property rights (IPR) in relation to state capacity, Dimitrov analyzes this puzzle by offering the first systematic analysis of all IPR enforcement avenues in China, across all IPR subtypes. He shows that the extremely high volume of enforcement provided for copyrights and trademarks is unfortunately of a low quality, and as such serves only to perpetuate IPR violations. In the area of patents, however, he finds a low volume of high-quality enforcement. In light of these findings, the book develops a theory of state capacity that conceptualizes the Chinese state as simultaneously weak and strong. The book draws on extensive fieldwork in China and five other countries, as well as on 10 unique IPR enforcement datasets that exploit previously unexplored sources, including case files of private investigation firms.

Intellectual Property At The Edge

Author : Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss
ISBN : 9781139916417
Genre : Law
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Intellectual Property at the Edge addresses both newly formed intellectual property rights and those which have lurked on the fringes, unadmitted to the established IP canon. It provides a basis for studying and discussing the history of these emerging rights as well as their relationship to new technological opportunities and to the changing importance of innovation and creative production in the global economy. In addition to addressing the scope of new rights, it also focuses on new limitations to patent, copyright and trademark rights that spring from similar changes. All of these developments are examined comparatively: for each new development, scholars in two jurisdictions analyse the evolving legal norm. In several instances, the first of the paired authors writes from the perspective of the legal system in which the doctrine emerged, and the second addresses its reception in her jurisdiction.

Film Copyright In The European Union

Author : Pascal Kamina
ISBN : 9781316586341
Genre : Law
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Intellectual property issues in the film industry are often highly complex and in today's world are evolving rapidly. In this second edition of Film Copyright in the European Union, Pascal Kamina unravels the complexities of film protection in twenty-eight member states of the European Union, including thirteen new member states who have joined since the first edition. As well as addressing key aspects of film copyright, Pascal Kamina also deals with the protection of film works within the European Union in the context of European harmonisation of copyright laws. Including a new chapter on copyright enforcement, this second edition details the substantial developments in EU law during the last decade, including major cases for the European Court of Justice, new treaties and new directives. This book will interest practitioners, academics and students. The developments on contracts and moral rights will be of particular interest to lawyers outside continental Europe.

The Evolution And Equilibrium Of Copyright In The Digital Age

Author : Susy Frankel
ISBN : 9781107062566
Genre : Law
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Examines how copyright can evolve without compromising the interests of authors, users and those who connect them.

The Intellectual Property Holding Company

Author : Jeffrey A. Maine
ISBN : 9781107128262
Genre : Law
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This book investigates how some corporations have avoided tax liability with intellectual property holding companies, and how different constituencies are working to stop them.

Trade Marks And Brands

Author : Lionel Bently
ISBN : 0521187923
Genre : Law
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Developments in trade marks law have called into question a variety of basic features, as well as bolder extensions, of legal protection. Other disciplines can help us think about fundamental issues such as: what is a trade mark? What does it do? What should be the scope of its protection? This volume assembles essays examining trade marks and brands from a multiplicity of fields: from business history, marketing, linguistics, legal history, philosophy, sociology and geography. Each chapter pairs lawyers' and non-lawyers' perspectives, so that each commentator addresses and critiques his or her counterpart's analysis. The perspectives of non-legal fields are intended to enrich legal academics' and practitioners' reflections about trade marks, and to expose lawyers, judges and policy-makers to ideas, concepts and methods that could prove to be of particular importance in the development of positive law.

Comparative Defamation And Privacy Law

Author : Andrew T. Kenyon
ISBN : 9781107123649
Genre : Law
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Leading experts from common law jurisdictions examine defamation and privacy, two major and interrelated issues for law and media.

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