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By Michael F. Flint (Auth.)

ISBN-10: 0406200734

ISBN-13: 9780406200730

The hot and completely revised version of this key e-book is designed to aid either practitioners and non-legal pros 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 a close breakdown of all correct united kingdom laws, and half making use of 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 consultant to Copyright basically illustrates the scope and relevance of copyright legislation within the new info expertise period

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G. 10 Infringement of copyright was a folk song), he would still be guilty of infringing the copyright, but the damages for the infringement would be limited to the profits made by the songwriter from the use of the song which he had copied. In effect, he would have to hand over any money he received from any use whatsoever of his new song. 10 Restricted acts in addition to copying It must be borne in mind that the restricted acts include other acts beside copying, such as performing, broadcasting etc.

All references to 'the author', when calculating the period of copyright in a joint work by reference to the death of the author, should be construed as references to the author who died last, when works are joint works. 11 Works belonging to the Grown and government departments The copyright in literary, dramatic or musical works made by, or under the direction of control of the Grown, or a governmental department is as follows: (a) where the work is unpublished, it continues to subsist so long as the work remains unpublished, and (b) where the work is published, it subsists until the end of the period of fifty years from the end of the calendar year in which the work was first published.

A confidential relationship can be created by the terms of a contract. For example, a company may be required not to disclose the contents of drawings which it needs to manufacture goods under licence, nor the lists of contacts supplied by a manufacturer to a distributor. However, we are concerned here with confidential relationships which are created by virtue of the respective positions of the parties to each other. A common example is to be found when negotiations are taking place intended to lead to a contract, and it is necessary to disclose some trade secret or unpatented invention to enable the parties to consider the proposed contractual terms.

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