Copyright Law: A Handbook of Contemporary Research (Google eBook)

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Paul Torremans
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Law - 552 pages
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. . . this book provides an interesting insight into many aspects of copyright law. It is a useful resource not only for those whose core practice is copyright but also those involved in industries reliant on copyright. New Zealand Law Journal Copyright law is undergoing rapid transformations to cope with the new international digital environment. This valuable research Handbook provides a thorough and contemporary tableau of current thinking in copyright law. It traces the changes undergone and the challenges faced by copyright, as well as its roots and its diversity, combining to present a colourful picture of a dynamic research area. The editor brings together an elite group of international copyright scholars who offer incisive and original analysis of a wide range of issues and aspects of copyright law, and in some cases a multiplicity of perspectives on a single topic. Rigorous and often thought-provoking in nature, this research Handbook clearly maps the current landscape, and will also undoubtedly stimulate further research in the field. Analysing the cutting edge of current copyright research, Copyright Law will be of great interest to researchers, students, practitioners and policymakers.
  

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Contents

Originality in copyright a solution to the database problem?
1
Legal isues pertaining to the restoration and reconstitution of manuscripts sheet music paintings and films for marketing purposes
28
A Canadian copyright narrative
49
Can and should misappropriation also protect databases? A comparative approach
83
Database copyright the story of BHB
109
Une chose publique? The authors domain and the public domain in early British french and US copyright law
133
Draw me a public domain
161
Could multimedia works be protected as a form of audiovisual works?
185
Individual and collective management of copyright in a digital environment
283
Copyright law and scientific research
315
Copyright and freedom of expression in Sweden private law in a constitutional context
355
Online teaching and copyright any hopes for an EU harmonized playground?
373
Development of law in Asia divergence versus convergence
402
Alternative dispute resolution a remedy for soothing tensions between technological measures and exceptions?
426
Qualitative effects of copyright policies
449
Questioning the principles of territoriality the determination of territorial mechanisms of commercialisation
460

Adequate protection of folklore a work in progress
207
Regulating competition by way of copyright limitations and exceptions
232
Competition in the field of collective management preferring creative competition to allocative efficiency in European copyright law
255
A broadcasters treaty?
483
Index
515
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