By Michael F. Flint (Auth.)

The hot and entirely revised variation of this key e-book is designed to assist either practitioners and non-legal pros comprehend copyright and layout legislation within the united kingdom, and the way it impacts you. cut up into easy-to-use sections, with half one containing a close breakdown of all appropriate united kingdom laws, and half using this laws to the most industries within which copyright fabric is often exploited. up to date to mirror the emergence of brand-new technique of electronic exploitation, together with peer-to-peer distribution, A User's advisor to Copyright basically illustrates the scope and relevance of copyright legislation within the new details expertise period

Show description

Read Online or Download A User's Guide to Copyright PDF

Best intellectual property books

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO): Resurgence and the Development Agenda (Global Institutions)

Masking the realm highbrow estate association, this quantity introduces a far overlooked portion of the modern constitution of world governance to students of overseas political financial system. Christopher may perhaps discusses: how the realm highbrow estate association works, its antecedents and heritage the debates in regards to the position and justification of highbrow estate the function of WIPO inside modern international politics the foremost parts of its kinfolk with the realm alternate association the contract on exchange comparable elements of highbrow estate Rights.

Magazine Law: A Practical Guide (Blueprint)

Journal legislation is a accomplished advisor to the legislation for journal reporters, editors and executives. Written via a barrister skilled in publishing and copyright legislation and a former journal journalist and legislation lecturer, the publication addresses the specified wishes of the journal and explains the legislation that keep an eye on and search to figure out what reporters can and can't put up, and the way those legislation are utilized in daily occasions.

Intellectual Property Rights: National Systems and Harmonisation in Europe

The topic of research of this e-book is the industrial impression of highbrow estate rights as a rule, and particularly, the harmonisation of such rights in Europe. The e-book is outfitted upon case reviews. One is calling on the inner state of affairs of the ecu Union by means of analysing the location of patenting for biotechnological innovations in Europe.

The Evolution and Equilibrium of Copyright in the Digital Age

The electronic age has brought on new questions on the function and serve as of copyright. the world over, copyright has gradually elevated its scope of security over new know-how and modes of distribution. but many copyright vendors exhibit dissatisfaction and view that the approach isn't really operating for them.

Extra info for A User's Guide to Copyright

Sample text

Know-how as to the way in which other employees do their work, which is secret to the employer concerned, would be treated as confidential information. An employer cannot use the doctrine of breach of confidence to prevent an employee earning his living by the exercise of his own trade. He can prevent an employee using lists of customers or clients which he takes with him when he leaves the employment. 04 Confidential relationship The court has never laid down a simple concise definition of what constitutes a confidential relationship.

05 Where A gives Β the idea for a work which Β subsequently writes down, Β is the owner of the copyright. If A later suggests some changes to the work, which Β effects in writing, Β is the owner of these changes also. If A were to write down the changes, he would be the owner of the changes only. 04 Works created in the course of employment The most frequently encountered exception to the rule that the person who creates the work is the first owner of it, is the case of persons who create works in the course of their employment.

E. money or money's worth. This provision may be varied by agreement. For example, artists who paint portraits under commission may require the person commissioning the portrait to enter into an agreement providing that certain aspects of the copyright shall remain vested in the painter. It should be noted that this exception applies only to photographs, portraits and engravings. This produces some strange anomalies. 09 If a painter is commissioned to paint a picture of a house by the person who owns it, the copyright in the painting will remain in the artist, unless there is an express agreement to the contrary.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.62 of 5 – based on 36 votes