Copyright And Free Speech: Comparative And International Analyses

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Oxford University Press, 2005 - Law - 426 pages
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Written by a team of leading scholars and practitioners, this book analyzes the potential for interaction and conflict between copyright and free speech. Recent examples include the series of First Amendment challenges that have been brought against the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Ashdown v. Telegraph Group in the UK. The analysis draws upon a wide variety of viewpoints and jurisdictions to provide a sustained study of the subject suitable for use by both practitioners and academics.

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Jonathan Griffiths is a qualified solicitor and from 1993 to 2000 he was employed as a lecturer and senior lecturer at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University. He joined the Department of Law at Queen Mary, University of London, in January 2001. His research interests are in the areas of intellectual property (particularly copyright law), and media and information law. Uma Suthersanen is a Senior Lecturer and Senior Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London. She is an Executive Committee Member of the Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale, Executive Committee Member of the British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association, and a Committee Member of the Legal Advisory Committee of the British Computer Society.

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