Understanding Copyright Law

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M. Bender, 1999 - Law - 544 pages
The primary focus of this comprehensive text is on the Copyright Act of 1976 & the developing case law in our digital age & networked environment. Copyright law is presented in its institutional, economic & historical contexts. Its relationship with other areas of intellectual property law is explored. explores the latest statutory changes, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, & the Sonny Bono Term Extension Act recently passed by Congress. This highly effective text provides students with the necessary background & current doctrine to analyze copyright problems properly.

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Contents

PREEMPTION BEFORE THE 1976
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JUSTIFICATIONS FOR COPYRIGHT
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Copyright

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