Examples & Explanations: Copyright, now in its Second Edition , offers a clear and concise overview of an increasingly complex field of law. Experienced authorship, combined with the proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy, ensures that your students will be able to firmly grasp central concepts and get the full benefit from their classroom experience and assigned reading. thorough coverage of Copyright Law that includes both national and international contexts, as well as theory a building-block approach to presenting new concepts; examples graduate from simple to more complex up-to-date Supreme Court cases and legislation coverage of developing judicial interpretation, such as originality, the idea/expression distinction, fair use, ownership, and scope of exclusive rights engaging topics, such as music, open source licensing, and Internet issues brief treatment of related state law doctrines, such as misappropriation, rights of publicity, idea submissions, and federal preemption modular chapters that may be referenced or studied in any order Updated throughout, the Second Edition includes: new developments regarding Internet service providers, such as liability and subpoenas for users’ activity and take-down procedures minimum statutory damages for downloading music coverage of originality, such as copyright in forms and digital images of public domain works DMCA anticircumvention provisions, such as new exemptions and cases protecting legitimate uses of copyright protected works First Amendment limits on Congress’s power to expand copyright protection international issues, such as restoration of copyright for foreign works, and scope of protection abroad for US works copyright protection for databases, software, and orphan works consumers licensing—such as click-through copyright licenses and arbitration clauses new material on fair use: thumbnail images in search engines Google Book case Turnitin, on-line plagiarism protection public records in private databases legal document recent cases on audio books, sampling, and data use restrictions If you have students who appear to be struggling to understand their casebook assignments, you can confidently offer them the assistance of the proven-effective pedagogy in Examples & Explanations: Copyright, now in a timely Second Edition. Its student-friendly introductions, engaging problem exercises, and illuminating answers will give those students valuable help in understanding the basic concepts of Copyright Law.
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