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Copyright in a Global Information Economy -- Fifth Edition

by Julie E. Cohen, Lydia Pallas Loren, Ruth G. Okediji, Maureen A. O'Rourke

Hardcover List Price: $284.00
Published 2020
ISBN: 9781543813623

Looseleaf List Price (use dropdown option on publisher's website): $90.00
ISBN: 9781543813630

Copyright in a Global Information Economy, Fifth Edition provides both comprehensive topic coverage and integrated treatment of doctrinal, theoretical, international, and policy questions. It seamlessly facilitates a variety of teaching styles and preferences ranging from the more theoretical to the more practice-oriented. Each section includes practice exercises that enable students to apply what they have learned and to practice skills relating to advocacy, drafting, and client counseling.

Key Features of the New Edition

  • Updated and streamlined introductory materials on copyright’s context and justifications
  • Revised coverage of doctrines relating to authorship and copying in fact to emphasize problems that arise in organizational settings
  • Coverage of the Music Modernization Act of 2018 and its implications for the specialized system of music copyright rules
  • New case law on the extent of online service providers’ duty to maintain and implement procedures for terminating accounts of repeat infringers
  • Coverage of the European Union’s Digital Single Market directive and its implications for online service provider obligations to copyright holders
  • Revised coverage of materials relating to termination of transfers to reflect current controversies

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