ISBN-10:
1845422643
ISBN-13:
9781845422646
Pub. Date:
10/28/2007
Publisher:
Edward Elgar Publishing
New Directions in Copyright Law

New Directions in Copyright Law

by Fiona MacmillanFiona Macmillan
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Overview

This book continues the exploration of the role, function and theoretical basis of copyright law examined in the first four volumes.


New Directions in Copyright Law, Volume 5, offers valuable insights into simulating international research and debate about the future of the copyright system. The international and multidisciplinary core of scholars in this book focus on two themes: copyright and the new technologies; and copyright, corporate power and human rights. This book should be read by anyone interested in the future of copyright, regardless of discipline.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845422646
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2007
Series: New Directions in Copyright Law Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Edited by Fiona Macmillan, School of Law, Birkbeck, University of London, UK

Table of Contents

Contents:


Preface

Fiona Macmillan


PART I: COPYRIGHT, CORPORATE POWER AND HUMAN RIGHTS

1. Database Sui Generis Right: The Need to Take the Public’s Right to Information and Freedom of Expression into Account

Estelle Derclaye


2. Author’s Right, Copyright and the Public’s Right to Information: A Complex Relationship (Rethinking Copyright in the Light of Fundamental Rights)

Christophe Geiger


3. Traditional Cultural Expressions in a Matrix of Copyright, Cultural Diversity and Human Rights

Christoph Beat Graber


4. Comparative Advertising: The Conflicting Claims of Copyright, Unfair Competition and Freedom of Expression

Jonathan Griffiths


5. Political Economy of Intellectual Property Policy-Making: Theory and Practice – An Observation from a Realistic (and Slightly Cynical) Perspective

Meir Perez Pugatch


PART II: COPYRIGHT AND THE NEW TECHNOLOGIES

6. Copyright Law: A Stakeholders’ Palimpsest

Uma Suthersanen


7. How Technology Changes the Scope, Strength and Usefulness of Copyright: Revisiting the ‘Economic Rationales’ Underpinning Copyright Law in the New Economy

Birgitte Andersen


8. Fertile Ground: Law, Innovation and Creative Technologies

Kathy Bowrey


9. Owning Form, Sharing Content: Natural-Right Copyright and Digital Environment

Maurizio Borghi


Index

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