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Law of Copyright and Industrial Designs (Revised with Updated and Amended Statutes)

Law of Copyright and Industrial Designs (Revised with Updated and Amended Statutes)

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  • Author(s): P. Narayanan
  • Brand: Eastern Law House
  • Edition: 4 Ed Revised 2017
  • ISBN 13 9788171773183
  • Approx. Pages 1135 + Contents
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

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Description
Since the publication of the third edition in the year 2002 the Copyright Act has not undergone any amendment. However, a number of decisions have been given by the courts of India and England on various aspects of Copyright Law. These have been incorporated in the present edition. One important feature relates to the impact of digital technology on the copyright. The conversion of any copyright material in the digital form have facilitate the storage of information and transmissions of such material from one computer to another computer situated anywhere in the world almost instantly at the speed of light. At the same time the same technology has enabled the infringement and theft of valuable information storied in databases in digital form. The development of internet has enabled the communications of information from one computer to another computer situated any where in the world almost instantly. The problems of detecting the source of such infringement is highly complicated and expensive.
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Contents

1.    Introduction
2.    Nature of Copyright
3.    Literary, Dramatic and Musical Works
       1. Literary Works
       2. Dramatic Works
       3. Musical Works
4.    Artistic Works
5.    Cinematograph Films and Sound Recordings
       1. Cinematograph Films
       2. Sound Recording
6.    Author and Ownership of Copyright
7.    Rights Conferred by Copyright
       1. Nature of Rights
       2. Literary, Dramatic or Musical Work
       3. Artistic Works
       4. Cinematograph Film
       5. Sound Recording
8.    Work of Joint Authorship
9.    Term of Copyright
10.  Assignment, Transmission and Relinquishment of Copyright
11.  Licences
       1. Voluntary Licence
       2. Non-voluntary of Compulsory Licence
12.  Rights of Broadcasting Organisations and of Performers
13.  Publication and Public
14.  Infringement of Copyright—General
       1. Principles
       2. Authorisation of Infringement
       3. Acts not Constituting Infringements Statutory Exceptions
15.  Infringement of literary, Dramatic and Musical Works
       1. What Constitutes Infringement
       2. Exceptions to Infringement
       3. Musical Work - Special Features
16.  Infringement of Artistic Work
       1. What Constitutes Infringement
       2. Industrial Drawings
       3. Work of Architecture
       4. Sculpture or any other Work of Artistic Craftsmanship
       5. Acts not Constituting Infringement
17.  Infringement of Cinematograph Films
18.  Infringement of Sound Recording
       Exceptions to Infringement of Sound Recordings
19.  Remedies and Actions for Infringement of Copyright
       1. Nature and Kind of Remedies - Civil
       2. Jurisdiction of Courts
       3. Parties to the Suit
       4. Procedure before Court
       5. Pleadings and Plaint
       6. Defences
       7. Discovery and Inspection
       8. Evidence
       9. Injunction
       10. Damages
       11. Conversion
20.  Criminal Proceedings
       Offences and Penalties
21.  Threat of Legal Proceedings and Slander of Title
       1. Threat Action
       2. Slander of Title - Malicious Falsehood
22.  International Copyright
23.  Copyright Societies
24.  Copyright Office, Copyright Board, Registration of Copyright and Appeals
       1. Copyright Office and Registrar of Copyright
       2. Copyright Board
       3. Importation of Infringing Copies
       4. Registration of Copyright
       5. Appeals
       6. Miscellaneous
25.  International Copyright Conventions
26.  Breach of Confidence
       1. Principles of Law
       2. Employer-Employee Relationship
       3. Industrial and Trade Secrets
       4. Know-how
       5. Remedies
27.  Copyright in Industrial Designs
       1. Introduction
       2. What is a Registrable Design
       3. What is not a Design
       4. Novelty and Originality
       5. Publication
       6. Registration of Designs
       7. Register of Designs
       8. Assignments, Transmissions, Licences etc
       9. Rectification of Register
       10. Inspection of Registered Designs, Reports, etc
       11. Rights Conferred by Registration
       12. Infringement of Copyright in a Design - Piracy
       13. Civil Remedies against Piracy of Copyright
       14. Action for Groundless Threats
       15. Powers and Duties of the Controller
       16. Powers of Central Government
       17. Miscellaneous
Appendices
1.    The Copyright Act, 1957
2.    The Copyright Rules, 2013
3.    The International Copyright Order, 1999
4.    The Copyright (International Organisations) Order, 1958
5.    The Indian Copyright Act, 1914
6.    The Designs Act, 2000
7.    The Designs Rules, 2001
8.    The Designs Act, 1911
9.    The Designs Rules, 1933
10.  GATT, 1994
11.  TRIPS Agreement - Extracts
12.  Ratification of Paris Convention
13.  The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988 (UK)
14.  The Copyright Act, 1956 (UK)
15.  The Registered Designs Act, 1949 (UK)
16.  Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
       (Paris Act, 1971)
17.  Universal Copyright Convention as Revised at Paris (1971)
Subject Index
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Author Details
P. Narayanan
, MA, LLB, Advocate
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