While much of copyright law is clear, there are topics and issues that are not governed
by bright-line rules, instead navigated mainly through court interpretations and
precedent. Understandably, this makes unintentional copyright infringement easier
than you might think.
Even famous artists are not immune to the mires of copyright infringement. From
George Harrison to Jefferson Airplane, from Bob Dylan to the Beastie Boys, from
Disney to Duke Ellington, musicians and artists throughout modern history have found
themselves victims of copyright infringement—or perpetrators themselves.
This 39-page handbook delves into landmark lawsuits of the past—some famous,
some infamous—exploring the facts of each case and commenting on the courts’
Copyright Cases You Need to Know looks at more than just copyrights; various
legal issues that work alongside a copyright are also explored in detail. The ebook
touches on topics such as:
Licensing—what constitutes a license agreement and what might cause
it to terminate
Copyrightability—what types of materials can and cannot be protected
under copyright law
Infringement—when copyrighted material is used improperly without
Ownership—situations when the author’s legal rights to the work can
Fair Use—when materials can be used without permission and what constitutes
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