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Art and copyright

Art and copyright

Author: Simon Stokes
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This text examines in detail the intellectual property rights protecting artistic works and artists' rights generally in the United Kingdom. The focus is on the UK but where appropriate other relevant jurisdictions are discussed. Recent European developments and the evolving UK case law in this area including the House of Lord's decision in Designer's Guild v. Russell Williams are also addressed. The Internet and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Art
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stokes, Simon, LLM.
Art and copyright.
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2001
Online version:
Stokes, Simon, LLM.
Art and copyright.
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2001
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Stokes
ISBN: 184113225X 9781841132259
OCLC Number: 46807919
Description: xxxi, 184 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Copyright System: Its Justification and History --
The Economic/Utilitarian Justifications for Copyright --
Public Policy Arguments --
Moral Rights --
Copyright Scepticism --
Some Concluding Comments --
History of Copyright --
The Modern Law of Copyright --
UK Law --
The Classes of Work Protected by Copyright --
Criteria for Protection i.e. Work must be "Original" --
Who is the Author? --
The Need for Fixation/Permanence of the Work --
Qualifying Factors for Protection --
Duration of Protection --
Who is the First Owner of the Copyright? --
Scope of the Copyright Monopoly i.e. the Economic Rights --
The Idea/Expression Dichotomy in UK Law --
Defences to Copyright Infringement --
Other Rights Analogous to Copyright or Related to It (other than Moral Rights) --
Moral Rights and Droit de Suite --
Moral Rights --
Implications of Moral Rights --
Conclusion--Derogatory Treatment in UK Law --
Moral Rights in the USA --
Artist's Resale Right (Droit de Suite) --
Common Position on a Directive adopted by the Council on 19 June 2000 --
Second Reading of the Council's Common Position --
Implications of the Artist's Resale Right/Droit de Suite Directive --
Art and the Internet: Copyright, Related Rights and Digitisation --
Copyright in Digitised Works --
Copyright and Computer-generated Works --
Transitory Copying and the Internet --
Transmission Right --
Publication Right --
Database Right --
Implications of Moral Rights for the Digital Environment --
Copyright Legislation and the Digital Future --
Some Current Issues.
Responsibility: by Simon Stokes.


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