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The American Bar Association's legal guide to independent filmmaking
By Donaldson, Michael C. American Bar Association, Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries. c2010.
Designed to cover the entire process of creating an independent film--from the inception of an idea to distribution and delivery--this title serves as a guide to the legal aspects of independent filmmaking. The filmmaking process is divided into four phases: developing an idea; financing the film; putting together a team and principal photography; and distributing and delivering your film. You'll find legal forms, comments, and tips scattered throughout the text. A companion CD-ROM with legal forms, contracts, and other documents is also available.
KF 4298 D66
Brand integrity : Strategies for fighting contraband and counterfeit goods
American Bar Association. c2011.
"This book examines the different types of modern contraband activities, including counterfeiting, diversion of genuine products, and sales in so-called "gray markets." It discusses why and how products have become a part of the contraband trade, and it explores the specific private and public enforcement strategies that may be used to combat the unlawful trafficking in consumer goods." - from the publisher
KF 3197 B73
Computer games and virtual worlds : A new frontier in intellectual property law
American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law. c2010.
"As the uses and ubiquity of video games and virtual worlds expand, the legal issues they raise grow more complex and commonplace. These issues include the traditional areas of intellectual property law, namely, copyright, trademark, patent and trade secrets, as affected by contractual issues arising from the end user licensing agreements (EULA) and terms of service (ToS) promulgated by each video game and virtual world proprietor. This book explores and discusses how to obtain these traditional rights in the non-traditional settings of video game and virtual world environments, and serves as a primer for legal practitioners researching these emerging legal issues." - from the publisher
KF 3024 C6 C625
Copyright law : A practitioner's guide
Latest received: Sept. 2020 Update. By Keller, Bruce P. PLI Press. c2015-.
This title discusses major federal copyright legislation and court rulings. It covers the Copyright Act of 1909 through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and recent case law. The authors explore what qualifies for copyright protection, ownership and transfer, exclusive rights, fair use doctrine, clearing rights, and infringement.
KF 2994 K45
Copyright remedies : A litigator's guide to damages and other relief
By Stahl, Eric M. Section of Intellectual Property Law, American Bar Association. .
"This is a practical guide for any litigator prosecuting, defending, or evaluating a copyright infringement lawsuit or claim under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), any practitioner responsible for a copyrighted work that may become the subject of litigation, and any attorney advising clients on copyright and DMCA issues. Copyright damages incorporate some unusual features, and foresight is required to take full advantage of (or to defend against) the range of available remedies." - from the publisher
KF 3080 S73
Distance learning and copyright : A guide to legal issues
By Armatas, Steven A. American Bar Association. 1st ed. c2008.
"While distance learning remains one of the hottest trends in education, the law is undeveloped and copyright infringment is rampant. This book covers the basics of U.S. and international copyright law, fair use, locating and negotiating with creators, distance learning and the Internet, the TEACH Act, and technological protection systems." - from the publisher
KF 3030.1 A955
Goldstein on copyright
Latest received: 2016-1 SUPP. By Goldstein, Paul. Aspen Publishers. 3rd ed. c2005-.
"The authority on copyright law, this landmark treatise fully covers emerging issues in information and entertainment technologies as well as securing, protecting, acquiring, selling, transferring, or licensing copyrights anywhere in the world; includes analysis of new court decisions, Lanham Act Section 43(a), vicarious liability, public performance, and more." - from the publisher
KF 2994 G6
Intellectual property deskbook for the business lawyer : A transactions-based guide to intellectual property law
American Bar Association, Business Law Section. Third edition. , copyright 2013.
This text is intended to refresh the memory and facilitate deeper research on a wide range of intellectual-related issues regularly confronted by the business lawyer. Chapters are structured around typical transactions and provide an overview of the issues, identify traps, suggest strategies, supply checklists and forms, and offer references to additional materials for further analysis and research.
KF 2980 I63
McCarthy on trademarks and unfair competition
By McCarthy, J. Thomas. Thomson Reuters. Fifth edition. 2017-.
This seven volume set is an authoritative treatise on trademarks and unfair competition. In his preface, McCarthy states that "over 3000 judicial decisions have cited and relied upon this treatise." This comprehensive treatment of trademarks includes information generic terms, secondary meanings, trademark infringement, international aspects of trademark law, and legal defense for trademark infringement cases.
KF 3180 M3
McCarthy's desk encyclopedia of intellectual property
By McCarthy, J. Thomas. Bureau of National Affairs. 3rd ed. c2004.
An encyclopedia of key intellectual property terms and concepts. It is a single volume desk reference that includes a table of cases and appendices that cover registers of copyrights, the number of trademark registrations and renewals from 1870 to 2000, number of applications and patents granted since 1790 and the names of key patent and trademark officials.
KF 2976.4 M38
Music & copyright in America : Toward the celestial jukebox
By Parks, Kevin. American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law. 2012.
"Providing a practical overview of music rights and licensing, Music & Copyright in America explores the music industry through a legal lens. This timely and absorbing book provides invaluable perspective, context, and clarity amidst the chaos and challenges of today's music business while offering insights into how the business may evolve." - From the publisher
KF 3035 P37
New practitioner's guide to intellectual property
By Gerk, David R. American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law. c2012.
"An accessible reference to the rapidly growing practice area of intellectual property law, this is an invaluable guide to all major areas of intellectual property and the most common aspects of practicing in those areas. Explaining how to handle matters from prosecution to litigation, this practice-focused guide provides practical knowledge on handling various aspects of IP matters, ranging from procurement to enforcement and everything in between." - from the publisher
KF 2979 G47
Settlement of patent litigation and disputes : Improving decisions and agreements to settle and license
By Schlicher, John W. American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law. 1st ed. c2011.
"Offering a methodical approach for analyzing the economic forces governing settlement decisions, this book presents a systematic economic model for dealing with the complexity of the decision to settle and handling the information needed to make that decision. It includes the author's years of data on the economics of patent litigation, including clearly understandable, four-color charts." - from the publisher
KF 3155 S337
Technology licensing : A practitioner's guide
Section of Science and Technology Law, American Bar Association. 3rd ed. c2010.
"Along with expert advice, the book answers the essential questions such as "why license?" and "who owns intellectual property?" The various aspects of basic contract drafting are also covered. Included is a special section in the offers sample form agreements, valuable hypotheticals, and exercises to test skill and knowledge." - from the publisher
KF 3145 T43
What is a copyright?
American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law. 3rd ed. c2011.
This book is designed to provide an overview of the basics of copyright law. Specific topics covered include what can be copyrighted, copyright ownership, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, copyright duration, copyright formalities, infringement, fair use, remedies, and criminal offenses
KF 2995 A53