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A User's Guide to Copyright by Michael F. Flint (Auth.)

By Michael F. Flint (Auth.)

The recent and entirely revised version of this key publication is designed to aid either practitioners and non-legal execs comprehend copyright and layout legislations within the united kingdom, and the way it impacts you. break up into easy-to-use sections, with half one containing an in depth breakdown of all correct united kingdom laws, and half employing this laws to the most industries within which copyright fabric is usually exploited. up to date to mirror the emergence of brand-new technique of electronic exploitation, together with peer-to-peer distribution, A User's advisor to Copyright essentially illustrates the scope and relevance of copyright legislation within the new details expertise period

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E. his real name), the copyright period is fifty years from the end of the calendar year in which the work was first published. If, however, at any time before the end of this period it is possible for a person who had no previous knowledge of the facts to ascertain the identity of the author by reasonable enquiry, then the full period of copyright will apply to the work. 10 Joint works Joint works are works which are produced by the collaboration or two or more authors, in which the contribution of each author is not separate from the contribution of the other author or authors.

05 Term of copyright and publication Publication is particularly important in relation to the term of copyright, because the term of copyright, under certain circumstances (see chapter 7), runs from the date of publication. 10 and chapter 12) is entitled to copyright. If such a work was first published in the UK or a country which is party to the Berne Convention or the UCC it will have protection. For example, Russia only joined the UCC in 1971. If a work by a Russian was first published in 1950 in Germany (a Berne Convention country) and before its Russian publication it will have protection in the UK and other Berne Convention countries.

No fair dealing with one of these works shall constitute an infringement of copyright in the work if the fair dealing is for the purposes of: (a) research or private study; (b) criticism or review, whether of that work or of another work, provided that it is accompanied by a sufficient acknowledgement; (c) (except in the case of artistic work) for the purposes of reporting current events in a newspaper, magazine or similar periodical, or by means of broadcasting, or in a film, providing that it is accompanied by a sufficient acknowledgement.

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