This book offers a compact yet comprehensive and up-to-date overview of U.S. copyright law in an uncluttered and readable format. It covers topics including:The fundamental concepts of originality, authorship, and infringementThe highly technical rules governing digital phonorecord deliveries and digital public performance rights in sound recordingsThe safe harbor provisions that limit the liability of Internet service providersThe anti-circumvention and copyright management information provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright ActThe evolving doctrines of fair use and contributory liability are also given thorough attention.
Miller and Davis' Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright in a Nutshell presents the fundamentals of trademark and copyright laws. Authors Michael Davis and famed Harvard professor Arthur Miller provide authoritative coverage on the foundations of patent protection, patentability, and the patenting process. The text addresses: Torts and property Antitrust and government regulation Concept of federalism State and federal conflicts