Publishing Law

Publishing Law

Fifth edition

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Synopsis

Publishing Law is an authoritative and engaging guide to a wide range of legal issues affecting publishing today.

Hugh Jones and Christopher Benson present readers with clear and accessible guidance to the complex legal areas specific to the ever evolving world of contemporary publishing, including copyright, moral rights, contracts and licensing, privacy, confidentiality, defamation, infringement and trademarks, with analysis of legal issues relating to sales, advertising, marketing, distribution and competition.

This new fifth edition presents updated coverage of the key principles of copyright , as well as new copyright exceptions, licensing and open access. There is also further in-depth coverage of the legal issues around the sale of digital content.

Key features of the fifth edition include:

  • updated coverage of EU and UK copyright, including a new chapter on copyright exceptions following the significant changes in the 2014 Regulations
  • Comprehensive coverage of publishing contracts with authors, as well as with other providers, including translators, contributors and contracts for subsidiary rights
  • up to date coverage of the Defamation Act 2013, and other changes to EU and UK legislation
  • exploration of the legal issues relating to digital publishing, including eBook and other electronic agreements, data protection and online issues in relation to privacy, and copyright infringement
  • a range of summary checklists on key issues, ranging from copyright ownership to promotion and data protection
  • useful appendices offering an A to Z glossary of legal terms and lists of useful address and further reading.

About the Publisher

Routledge

Routledge

Routledge is the world's leading academic publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences. We publish thousands of books and journals each year, serving scholars, instructors, and professional communities worldwide. Our current publishing programme encompasses groundbreaking textbooks and premier, peer-reviewed research in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Built Environment. We have partnered with many of the most influential societies and academic bodies to publish their journals and book series. Readers can access tens of thousands of print and e-books from our extensive catalogue of titles. Routledge is a member of Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business.

Book information

ISBN: 9781138803794
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Imprint: Routledge
Pub date:
Edition: Fifth edition
DEWEY: 343.410998
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xiii, 392
Weight: 610g
Height: 159mm
Width: 236mm
Spine width: 25mm