The Copyright Directive 1st Edition

The Copyright Directive

Lorna Brazell and Trevor Cook

Jordans, 1st Edition - April 2004.

This book examines the implications of the Copyright Directive for the UK, together with compliance with existing international instruments.

Chapters


  1. The Background to the Copyright Directive and an Historical Perspective
    Lorna Brazell, Trevor Cook, Simon Chalton

  2. Development, Scope and Provisions of the Copyright Directiv
    Lorna Brazell, Trevor Cook, Simon Chalton, Calum Smyth

  3. The Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 2003
    Lorna Brazell, Trevor Cook, Simon Chalton

  4. International Issue
    Lorna Brazell, Trevor Cook, Simon Chalton

  5. Residual and Emerging Concern
    Lorna Brazell, Trevor Cook, Simon Chalton

1. The Background to the Copyright Directive and an Historical Perspective

  • The Copyright Directive and the Information Society;

  • The Berne Convention;

  • Other multilateral international treaties;

  • Evolution of the EU Copyright Directives;

  • The internet and the digital agenda;

  • The Information Society Copyright Directive.

2. Development, Scope and Provisions of the Copyright Directive

  • Background to the development of the Directive;

  • Aims of the Directive;

  • Rights;

  • Exceptions under Article 5;

  • Technological measures and circumvention;

  • Common and final provisions.

3. The Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 2003

  • Introduction;

  • New rights;

  • Changes to the exceptions to copyright;

  • New sanctions;

  • Amendments to duration of rights in sound recordings.

4. International Issues

  • Compliance with existing international instruments;

  • Equivalent United States law and perspectives;

  • International enforcement and remedies.

5. Residual and Emerging Concerns

  • Transient copying;

  • File-sharing and P2P networks;

  • Inconsistencies left by the Directive;

  • Issues for the future.

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