Description from the publisher:
NEW 4TH EDITION
Law and Practice
By Simon Stokes
The first edition of this book in 2002 was the first UK text to examine digital copyright together with related areas such as performers’ rights, moral rights, database rights and competition law as a subject in its own right. Updated editions have included the UK implementation of the 2001 Information Society Directive and commentary on user-generated content and the development of Web 2.0 and beyond. Now in its fourth edition, the book has been updated and revised to take account of legal and policy developments in copyright law and related areas, in particular the increasing role of the Court of Justice of the European Union in shaping EU copyright law.
The book helps put digital copyright law and policy into perspective and provides practical guidance for those creating or exploiting digital content or technology, whether in academia, the software, information, publishing and creative industries, and other areas of the economy. The focus is on the specifics of the law in this area together with practical aspects, including precedents and precedent checklists dealing with common digital copyright transactions. The latest edition has been expanded to include a discussion of Open Access, eBooks and app development and licensing. Both academics and practitioners will find the book an invaluable guide to this rapidly developing field of law.
Simon Stokes is a solicitor and a partner with Blake Lapthorn and a Visiting Research Fellow at Bournemouth Law School.
Published January 2014
310pp Hbk 9781849464024
RSP: £45 / €58 / US$90 / CDN$90
Discount Price: £36 / €46.40 / US$72 / CDN$72
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