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Copyright in a Global Information Economy (Aspen Casebook)

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Copyright in a Global Information Economy, Fifth Edition provides both comprehensive topic coverage and integrated treatment of doctrinal, theoretical, international, and policy questions. It seamlessly facilitates a variety of teaching styles and preferences ranging from the more theoretical to the more practice-oriented. Each section includes practice exercises that enable students to apply what they have learned and to practice skills relating to advocacy, drafting, and client counseling.

New to the Fifth Edition:

Updated and streamlined introductory materials on copyright’s context and justifications

Revised coverage of doctrines relating to authorship and copying in fact to emphasize problems that arise in organizational settings

Coverage of the Music Modernization Act of 2018 and its implications for the specialized system of music copyright rules

New case law on the extent of online service providers’ duty to maintain and implement procedures for terminating accounts of repeat infringers

Coverage of the European Union’s Digital Single Market directive and its implications for online service provider obligations to copyright holders

Revised coverage of materials relating to termination of transfers to reflect current controversies

Professors and students will benefit from:

Integrated treatment of doctrinal, theoretical, international, and policy questions

Concise notes and questions that highlight the central problems in each topic area

Multiple practice exercises in every chapter designed to enable both student review and practice-oriented teaching

Integrated treatment of rules and considerations relating to copyright due diligence, licensing, and enforcement

Comparative materials that situate the U.S. copyright regime in its global context