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This is the 2018 Case Supplement and Statutory Appendix to Gorman, Ginsburg, and Reese's Copyright: Cases and Materials, 9th.
In recent years the intellectual property protection afforded to works of art has received increased attention from artists, museums, galleries, auction houses, publishers and their professional staff and legal advisers, as well as from those teaching or studying copyright and/or the law of cultural property. This was the first text to examine in detail the intellectual property rights protecting artistic works and artists' rights generally in the United Kingdom. First published in 2001, Art and Copyright has established itself as a leading text in the field. Now revised and updated, the second edition includes expanded coverage of Artist's Resale Right and the relationship between designs law and artistic works, as well as greater coverage of new media and art, and digital developments generally. It also includes additional precedent materials and checklists. It remains an invaluable work for all those involved in art law and for intellectual property lawyers involved with the exploitation and/or sale of artistic works, as well as for intellectual property academics, researchers, law students, curators, publishers, artists, gallery owners and all those interested in how the law protects artistic works.
In this volume, thirty-seven eminent scholars and practitioners from Asia and the United States have come together to comprehensively assess leading copyright cases from eight major Asian jurisdictions (People's Republic of China (PRC), India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Taiwan). This book contains thirty-six case reports that focus on six topics that reflect the current trends in Asian copyright law-namely, digital copyright, collective copyright (including the management of copyright and the interface between collecting societies and competition law), criminal copyright (with a discussion of criminal punishment for copyright infringement), limits to copyright (such as fair use and exhaustion), the relationship between copyright laws and other forms of protection, and choice of jurisdiction the relationship between copyright laws and other forms of protection, and choice of jurisdiction and applicable law in copyright litigation. This volume presents a useful guide for copyright practitioners, professionals, lawyers, and judges alike in addition to acting as a primer for students and businessmen planning to enter Asia's exciting world of copyright.
From researching to remixing, library users need your guidance on a wide range of copyright topics. The way to move beyond yes, you can or no, you can't is to become a copyright coach. In this collection librarian and attorney Smith teams up with information literacy expert Ellis to offer a framework for coaching copyright, empowering users to take a practical approach to specific situations. Complete with in-depth case studies, this collection provides valuable information rooted in pragmatic techniques, including in-depth discussion of the five questions that will help you clarify any copyright situation; storytelling techniques to enliven copyright presentations, plus ways to use music or YouTube to hook students into copyright topics; three coaching scenarios that tie into ACRL's Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education and bring real-world applications to your library instruction; how-to guidance on leading mock negotiations over real journal publishing agreements; a 90-minute lesson plan on author rights for writers in a student journal; tips for teaching instructional designers how to apply copyright and fair use principles to course management systems; and an LIS copyright course assessment model. This resource will help you become a copyright coach by showing you how to discern the most important issues in a situation, determine which questions you need to ask, and give a response that is targeted to the specific need.
Nach der Stufentheorie erhielt Design als angewandte Kunst nur bei deutlichem UEberragen der Durchschnittsgestaltung Urheberrechtsschutz. Mit dem Geburtstagszugs-Urteil gab der Bundesgerichtshof diese Theorie auf und setzte das Schutzniveau fur angewandte Kunst mit dem der rein bildenden Kunst gleich. Die Autorin untersucht, ob dies gerechtfertigt ist - insbesondere mit Blick auf die Vorgaben der Europaischen Union fur Urheber- und Designrecht. Sie analysiert das aktuelle Schutzniveau von Design nach den neuen Schutzkriterien des Bundesgerichtshofs. Dabei beleuchtet sie die praktischen Folgen fur den Schutz und die Nutzung von Design. Zuletzt eroertert sie Alternativen fur den urheberrechtlichen Schutz von Design, auch mit Blick auf die Rechtslage in Frankreich und Grossbritannien.
Access to works in the public domain is an important source of human creativity and autonomy, whether in the arts, scientific research or online discourse. But what can users actually do with works without obtaining the permission of a copyright owner? Readers will be surprised to find how many different kinds of permitted usage exist around the world. This book offers a comprehensive international and comparative account of the copyright public domain. It identifies fifteen categories of public rights and gives a detailed legal explanation of each, showing how their implementation differs between jurisdictions. Through this analysis, the authors aim to restore balance to copyright policy debates, and to contribute to such debates by making practical law reform proposals. A major intervention in the field of intellectual property law and copyright, this book will appeal to lawyers, scholars and those involved in the administration of copyright law.
European memory institutions are repositories of a wealth of rare documents that record public domain content. These documents are often stored in 'dark-archives' to which members of the public are granted limited access, resulting in the public domain content recorded therein being relegated to a form of 'forgotten-knowledge'. Digitisation offers a means by which such public domain content can be made speedily and easily accessible to users around the world. For this reason, it has been hailed as the harbinger of a new 'digital renaissance'. This book examines the topical issue of the need to preserve exclusivity over digitised versions of rare documents recording public domain content. Based on data gathered through an empirical survey of digitisation projects undertaken by fourteen memory institutions in five European Union Member States, it argues for the introduction of exclusive rights in digitised versions of rare documents recording public domain textual content as a means of incentivising private-sector investment in the digitisation process. It concludes by presenting a detailed proposal for a European Union Regulation that would grant memory institutions a limited-term related right in digitised versions of rare documents held in their collections subject to stringent exceptions and limitations that are designed to safeguard user interests.
A broad introduction to the changing roles of intellectual property within society Intellectual property is one of the most confusing-and widely used-dimensions of the law. By granting exclusive rights to publish, manufacture, copy, or distribute information and technology, IP laws shape our cultures, our industries, and our politics in countless ways, with consequences for everyone, including artists, inventors, entrepreneurs, and citizens at large. In this engaging, accessible study, Aram Sinnreich uncovers what's behind current debates and what the future holds for copyrights, patents, and trademarks.
In der Geburtstagszug -Entscheidung gab der BGH die besondere Gestaltungshoehe fur Werke angewandter Kunst auf, hielt jedoch an dem Erfordernis der kunstlerischen Leistung fest. Diese Publikation untersucht, ob die Neupositionierung der Schutzschwelle eine Erweiterung des Anwendungsbereichs des Urheberrechts fur Designleistungen bedeutet. Die Autorin nahert sich der inhaltlichen Konkretisierung des Kriteriums der kunstlerischen Leistung insbesondere anhand einer Auseinandersetzung mit der Design- und Kunstwissenschaft an. Sie gelangt zu dem Ergebnis, dass der BGH durch die Beibehaltung des Erfordernisses der kunstlerischen Leistung allenfalls eine minimale Erweiterung des Anwendungsbereichs bewirkte. Die neue Schutzschwelle steht in Einklang mit den unionsrechtlichen Vorgaben.
A definitive resource. -Midwest Book Review A Clear, Friendly Reference for Using, Protecting, and Profiting from Copyright Copyright may seem like a mystery, but it is actually quite easy to understand-as Lee Wilson demonstrates in The Copyright Guide, Fourth Edition. This resource explains everything you need to know to make copyright work for you, including how to license your copyrights, how to acquire the right to use the works of others, what copyright infringement is, how to protect your works from infringement, and how to avoid infringing on the works of others. This is a must-read for anyone who creates or uses copyright-which, due to the explosion of information technology, is just about everyone! In plain language with scores of real-life examples, this newly updated edition addresses important issues in copyright, including: How to secure copyright protection without a lawyer What constitutes copyright infringement How copyright law applies to new media When parody is really infringement How to handle copyright trolls With informative tips and easy-to-use forms, The Copyright Guide will save you legal fees, make sure you avoid infringing on the works of others, and help you protect and profit from what you create.