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Media, Technology and Copyright : Integrating Law and Economics - Michael A. Einhorn

Media, Technology and Copyright : Integrating Law and Economics

Hardcover Published: January 2004
ISBN: 9781843766575
Number Of Pages: 224

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Media, Technology and Copyright is an interdisciplinary work that applies economic theory to central topical issues in the law of intellectual property. Based on the author's professional experience as a professor, lecturer, and consultant, the volume represents the first full-length consideration of the diverse topics of law and copyright by a professional economist. Opening chapters of the book involve issues in the analog domain, including the economics of infringement, fair use, property damages, liability rules, compulsory licensing, and publicity rights. Chapters on digital rights include topics related to software, databases, and cyber-law, including digital rights management, file-sharing, music licensing, deep linking, framing, and contributory infringement. The author also brings economic insights to competition law for intellectual property, including antitrust, copyright misuse, and applications in the European Union. Written in non-technical language for an interdisciplinary audience of lawyers, economists, students, artists, and professionals in the content industry, the book provides a comprehensive study for anyone interested in the issues surrounding intellectual p

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"'In this new book, Einhorn puts his wealth of personal experience to work to fully and clearly describe a myriad of topics that are at the forefront of intellectual property management today. The book will provide stimulating reading for any person, both academic scholar and practitioner, interested in the way new technologies, above all the Internet and digital content, are affecting the legal treatment of copyrightable intellectual property and related business methods and practices. The book is extremely informative, clearly written, and obviously meticulously researched. Definitely recommendable reading.' - Richard Watt, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain"

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. 1
Fair use and economic analysisp. 12
Digital rights management, licensing and privacyp. 47
Napster and peer-to-peerp. 79
Digital music and the anti-commonsp. 100
Publicity rights and consumer rightsp. 117
Software, search and datap. 135
Open source and innovative copyrightp. 169
Referencesp. 178
Legal referencesp. 193
Indexp. 201
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ISBN: 9781843766575
ISBN-10: 1843766574
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: January 2004
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.5

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