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Copyright Exceptions
The Digital Impact

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Part of Cambridge Intellectual Property and Information Law

  • Date Published: November 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521123440

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  • This book was first published in 2005. Copyright 'exceptions' or 'users' rights' have become a highly controversial aspect of copyright law. Most recently, Member States of the European Union have been forced to amend their systems of exceptions so as to comply with the Information Society Directive. Taking the newly amended UK legislation as a case study, this book examines why copyright exceptions are necessary and the forces that have shaped the present legislative regime in the UK. It seeks to further our understanding of the exceptions by combining detailed doctrinal analysis with insights gained from a range of other sources. The principal argument of the book is that the UK's current system of 'permitted acts' is much too restrictive and hence is in urgent need of reform, but that paradoxically the Information Society Directive points the way towards a much more satisfactory approach.

    • Provides a high-level analysis of the rationale underpinning the recent Information Society Directive
    • Copyright 'exceptions' or 'users' rights' have become a highly controversial aspect of copyright law
    • Seeks to further our understanding of copyright exceptions by combining detailed doctrinal analysis with insights gained from a range of other sources
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    "This book is very well written. It follows its argument cleverly from start to the end and offers the reader frequent summaries of what was preceded...Another interesting point of this book is that it offers a fresh and unexpected approach to the subject." - Irini Stamatoudi

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    Product details

    • Date Published: November 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521123440
    • length: 460 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 26 mm
    • weight: 0.67kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Part I. Where We Are:
    1. Copyright and freedom of expression
    2. Fair dealing for the purposes of criticism, review and news reporting and related exceptions
    3. The public interest defence
    4. Use by researchers, educational establishments, libraries and archives
    5. The library and archive provisions and related exceptions
    Part II. How We Got There:
    6. Markets and metaphors
    7. Copyright in supranational fora
    8. Copyright in the domestic arena
    Part III. Where We Go From Here:
    9. The fair use panacea
    10. A model for reform.

  • Authors

    Robert Burrell, Australian National University, Canberra

    Allison Coleman

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