Copinger and Skone James on Copyright 18th Edition Mainwork + Supplement

Copinger and Skone James on Copyright 18th Edition Mainwork + Supplement

By Nicholas Caddick, Gillian Davies, Gwilym Harbottle


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Date: 13/12/2022

Code: 9780414102217

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM

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A leading text in its field, Copinger & Skone James on Copyright offers thorough and comprehensive coverage of the main aspects of copyright and connected rights.
This 18th edition has been updated to take account of the latest legislative and case law developments. Volume 1 contains commentary and analysis with Volume 2 featuring legislation and materials.
The title takes a subject by subject approach to take you through Copyright, Rights in Performances, Rights in Designs, Moral Rights and a variety of Miscellaneous Rights.
New to the 18th edition:
  • Chapter 2 has been re-written to present a compact and comprehensive overview of international, EU and UK copyright law, including the impact of Brexit
  • Chapter 3 includes recent EU case law on subsistence of copyright and its implications for the UK: Levola Hengelo, Cofemel, Brompton, Funke Medien
  • Chapter 4 considers the implications of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Martin v Kogan as to what constitutes authorship and joint-authorship.
  • In Chapter 7 the section on communication to the public now reflects guidance given by the UK High Court in Warner Music v TuneIn and in Wheat v Google. It also covers recent EU case law on infringement of copyright in sound recordings (Pelham) and cases on the distribution right.
  • Chapter 9 discusses recent EU case law on permitted acts (Pelham, Spiegel Online, Funke Medien) and features a full rewrite and update of temporary copying permitted act.
  • Chapter 13 has been updated to reflect not only the significant effects of Brexit but also the current uncertainties and difficulties with regard to the UK approach to design law generally arising from the CJEU’s rulings in Cofemel and Brompton. The chapter has also been expanded to include comprehensive coverage of registered designs.
  • Chapter 18 updates the position in the light of the decision of the High Court in 77m v Ordnance Survey as well as the changes in the position regarding qualification for the sui generis light after Brexit.
  • Chapter 22 has been expanded to include the offence of copying a registered design
  • Chapter 24 covers updates on EU law including the Directive on the Digital Single Market
  • In Chapter 26 the industry sections have been comprehensively updated.


Table of Contents

Volume 1:

1.            Introduction - Scope and Classification of Copyright Law in the UK

2.            Nature and History of Copyright

3.            Requirements for Copyright Protection

4.            Authorship of Copyright Works

5.            Title and Licences

6.            Duration and Abandonment of Copyright

7.            The Rights of a Copyright Owner: Primary Infringement

8.            Secondary Infringement of Copyright

9.            Permitted Acts

10.          Crown Rights, Parliamentary Rights and the Rights of International Organisations

11.          Moral Rights

12.          Rights in Performances

13.          Designs

14.          Semiconductor Topographies

15.          Circumvention of Protection Measures and Rights Management Information

16.          Fraudulent Reception of Transmissions

17.          Publication Right

18.          Database Right

19.          Public Lending Right

20.          Artist’s Resale Right

21.          Civil Remedies

22.          Criminal Remedies and Customs Seizure

23.          International Treaties

24.          European Union Law

25.          The Protection of Copyright Works Abroad

26.          Exploitation of Rights in Particular Industries

27.          Collecting Societies

28.          Control of the Exercise of Copyrights and Related Rights

29.          Taxation of Copyright

Volume 2:

•             Appendix A - Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and Related Materials

•             Appendix B - Related Legislation and Materials

•             Appendix C - Orders in Council

•             Appendix D - Tables of Parliamentary Debates

•             Appendix E - Repealed Statutes

•             Appendix F - Copyright Conventions and Agreements

•             Appendix G - Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU)

•             Appendix H - EU Directives

•             Appendix I - Related EU Instruments

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