9781640202184 (electronic book) 1640202188 (electronic book) 9781683289401 1683289404
Short & happy law series.
"[This book will help readers:] to get up to speed on the biggest issues of copyright law, and the black letter law addressing those issues; [to understand] future clients' rights, potential liabilities, and options and opportunities regarding legal problems in copyright...; to provide a vocabulary of legal terms to use when consulting with lawyers, clients, accountants, financial planners, and insurers regarding copyright problems in the creative, entertainment, and scientific fields; [and] o identify existing or potential legal problems in your clients' and your organization's practices. This guide will discuss a variety of areas in which exposure to legal liability or sanctions may present itself as a current or future problem based on [readers'] clients' practices and procedures."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Copyright basics Originality and creativity Ideas vs. expressions Scènes à Faire and merger Utilitarian and functional works Copyright term and the public domain Derivative works Works made for hire and copyright ownership Fair uses Steps of a copyright dispute.
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Print version: Murray, Michael D., 1965- Short & happy guide to copyright. St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing,