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Copyright, contracts, creators: new media, new rules

Copyright, contracts, creators: new media, new rules

D'Agostino, Giuseppina, 1973- author

Recycling existing works in new media is an age-old recurrence that continues to challenge copyright law and its future. This book evaluates the efficacy of current copyright law to address the contracting of creative works in the digital era

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Giuseppina D'Agostino
ISBN: 0857934546, 1849805202, 9780857934543, 9781849805209
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xviii, 320 pages ; 24 cm
Subject: Copyright Great Britain.; Contemporary art; Contracts Great Britain.; Law; Law.; Publishing; Copyright; Digital media Law and legislation Great Britain.


  1. Preface
  2. Foreword
  3. 1. Introduction
  4. 2. Freelancers and Copyright in the Digital Era
  5. 3. The History of Copyright in Relation to the Freelancer
  6. 4. The History of Copyright Contract in Relation to the Freelancer
  7. 5. International and Regional Copyright Legislation
  8. 6. National Copyright Contract Legislation and Judicial Principles
  9. 7. Judicial Treatment of Freelance Authors in North America
  10. 8. Judicial Treatment of Freelance Authors in Continental Europe
  11. 9. Freelancers in the UK: Pre-empting a Digital Dilemma
  12. 10. Formulating an Equilibrated Theory
  13. 11. Equilibrated Solutions
  14. 12. Final Remarks
  15. Bibliography
  16. Index