Copyright Law: Volume II: Application to Creative Industries by Benedict Atkinson,Brian Fitzgerald

By Benedict Atkinson,Brian Fitzgerald

This quantity reproduces writings, social teachings, tales and experiences of figures as different as Karl Marx, Victor Hugo, Charles Dickens and Mark Twain, and our bodies reminiscent of the united states Congress. Extracted fabric charts the improvement of a world process of copyright legislation, and the expansion, within the twentieth century, of copyright industries benefitting from new copyright legislation. within the moment half the nineteenth century, many writers and thinkers, like Marx, attacked capital, and its corollary, estate rights. a few writers, corresponding to Victor Hugo, whereas exposing the horrors of poverty and social alienation, demanded for authors rights of estate. the trendy approach of copyright considerably originates from the efforts of Hugo and others. Articles via prime US copyright students comparable to Jessica Litman and Tim Wu clarify the advance of copyright legislation within the twentieth century, and are complemented by means of copy of key copyright instances within the US and united kingdom, besides the first copyright laws in these nations. participants research seriously no matter if copyright legislation within the twentieth century built to motivate info dissemination or allow manufacturers to regulate the availability of knowledge for great profit.

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