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The IT / Digital Legal Companion : A Comprehensive Business Guide to Software, IT, Internet, Media and IP Law

By: Landy, Gene K.
Contributor(s): Mastrobattista, Amy J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014Description: 1 online resource (1254 p.).ISBN: 9780080558820.Subject(s): Data protection - Law and legislation - United States | Electronic commerce - Law and legislation - United States | Information technology - United States | Intellectual property - United States - Law and legislation | Internet - Law and legislation - United States | Internet --Law and legislation --United States. Electronic commerce --Law and legislation --United States. Data protection --Law and legislation --United States. Intellectual property --Law and legislGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The IT / Digital Legal Companion : A Comprehensive Business Guide to Software, IT, Internet, Media and IP LawDDC classification: 343.0999 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; The IT/Digital LegalCompanion; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Acknowledgment by Gene Landy; A Note from the Authors; About the Authors; About the Authors' Law Firm; Form Downloading Instructions; Chapter 1: Introduction: Using this Book to Build Value; Your Need to Know Digital Business Law; Who is this Book For?; Organization of this Book; Approach of this Book; Understanding and Using Intellectual Property; Doing Deals; Understanding and Dealing with Legal Risk Factors; Global Perspective; Focusing on Your End Game from the Beginning; How to Use this Book
Using the Legal FormsLimits to the Contents of this Book; Legal Counsel; Chapter 2: Digital Copyright Basics; Some History; Copyright Counts!; In this Chapter; The Nature of a Copyright; What Is Covered by US Copyright Law?; What Is a Computer Program under Copyright Law?; The (Very Modest) Requirement of Originality; Copyright and Musical Works; Exclusive Rights under Copyright Law; Expressions vs. Ideas and Methods; How to Get a Copyright; Copyright vs. Other Kinds of Intellectual Property (IP); Duration of Copyright Protection; Public Domain; Notice; Copyright Registration; Infringement
Derivative WorksWorks Made for Hire; More on Work Made for Hire; Work Made for Hire Clauses in Contracts; Note on the Right to Revoke Copyright Grants and Transfer after 35 Years; California Law Issue Involving Work Made for Hire Clauses; Problems When Parties Fail to Specify Who Is to Own the Copyright; Fair Use; Factor-Based Analysis; Fair Use and Personal Copying; The First Sale Rule; Thin Copyright Protection for Computer Databases; Copy Protection Technology and Anticircumvention Law; Digital Rights Management Technology and Anticircumvention; Anticircumvention Law Concepts
What Is Illegal under Anticircumvention Law?Absence of Defenses; Registering Your Copyright; How Copyright Registration Works; Advantages of Copyright Registration; Statutory Damages under the Copyright Act; Getting a Good Shot at Attorneys' Fees; Filing for Timely Copyright Registration; Presumption of Validity of Your Copyright; Making Copyright Registration a Regular Practice; Recording Assignments and Exclusive Licenses; Criminal Copyright Violations; More on Copyright Law; Conclusion; Chapter 3: Copyrights on the Internet, for Software Protection and Around the World; In this Chapter
Topic One: Copyright and the InternetExample; Analysis of Web Functions; Links; Deep Linking; Framing; Linking and Peer-to-Peer Copying; The DMCA Notice-and-Take-Down Rules; Protection from Libel Claims; More on Copyright and the Internet; Topic Two: Copyright and Software Protection; Unauthorized Copying of Copyrighted Computer Code; Piracy; Private Illegal Copying; Pieces of Software Programs; No Protection for Functional Elements Inherent in the Idea of the Application; No Protection for Commonly Used Software Elements
No Protection for Use of Interfaces and File Formats Needed for Compatibility
Summary: To compete effectively in digital business markets, you need to understand how the law affects your digital technology business. <br><br>The contents include detailed plain English business and legal guidance on:<br><br>* Securing Intellectual Property for Digital Business<br>* Digital Contract Fundamentals<br>* Open Source Rules and Strategies<br>* Development, Consulting and Outsourcing<br>* Software as a Service<br>* Business Software Licensing, Partnering and Distribution<br>* Web and Internet Agreements<br>* Privacy on the Internet<br>* Digital Multimedia Content Clearance and Distributio
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Front Cover; The IT/Digital LegalCompanion; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Acknowledgment by Gene Landy; A Note from the Authors; About the Authors; About the Authors' Law Firm; Form Downloading Instructions; Chapter 1: Introduction: Using this Book to Build Value; Your Need to Know Digital Business Law; Who is this Book For?; Organization of this Book; Approach of this Book; Understanding and Using Intellectual Property; Doing Deals; Understanding and Dealing with Legal Risk Factors; Global Perspective; Focusing on Your End Game from the Beginning; How to Use this Book

Using the Legal FormsLimits to the Contents of this Book; Legal Counsel; Chapter 2: Digital Copyright Basics; Some History; Copyright Counts!; In this Chapter; The Nature of a Copyright; What Is Covered by US Copyright Law?; What Is a Computer Program under Copyright Law?; The (Very Modest) Requirement of Originality; Copyright and Musical Works; Exclusive Rights under Copyright Law; Expressions vs. Ideas and Methods; How to Get a Copyright; Copyright vs. Other Kinds of Intellectual Property (IP); Duration of Copyright Protection; Public Domain; Notice; Copyright Registration; Infringement

Derivative WorksWorks Made for Hire; More on Work Made for Hire; Work Made for Hire Clauses in Contracts; Note on the Right to Revoke Copyright Grants and Transfer after 35 Years; California Law Issue Involving Work Made for Hire Clauses; Problems When Parties Fail to Specify Who Is to Own the Copyright; Fair Use; Factor-Based Analysis; Fair Use and Personal Copying; The First Sale Rule; Thin Copyright Protection for Computer Databases; Copy Protection Technology and Anticircumvention Law; Digital Rights Management Technology and Anticircumvention; Anticircumvention Law Concepts

What Is Illegal under Anticircumvention Law?Absence of Defenses; Registering Your Copyright; How Copyright Registration Works; Advantages of Copyright Registration; Statutory Damages under the Copyright Act; Getting a Good Shot at Attorneys' Fees; Filing for Timely Copyright Registration; Presumption of Validity of Your Copyright; Making Copyright Registration a Regular Practice; Recording Assignments and Exclusive Licenses; Criminal Copyright Violations; More on Copyright Law; Conclusion; Chapter 3: Copyrights on the Internet, for Software Protection and Around the World; In this Chapter

Topic One: Copyright and the InternetExample; Analysis of Web Functions; Links; Deep Linking; Framing; Linking and Peer-to-Peer Copying; The DMCA Notice-and-Take-Down Rules; Protection from Libel Claims; More on Copyright and the Internet; Topic Two: Copyright and Software Protection; Unauthorized Copying of Copyrighted Computer Code; Piracy; Private Illegal Copying; Pieces of Software Programs; No Protection for Functional Elements Inherent in the Idea of the Application; No Protection for Commonly Used Software Elements

No Protection for Use of Interfaces and File Formats Needed for Compatibility

To compete effectively in digital business markets, you need to understand how the law affects your digital technology business. <br><br>The contents include detailed plain English business and legal guidance on:<br><br>* Securing Intellectual Property for Digital Business<br>* Digital Contract Fundamentals<br>* Open Source Rules and Strategies<br>* Development, Consulting and Outsourcing<br>* Software as a Service<br>* Business Software Licensing, Partnering and Distribution<br>* Web and Internet Agreements<br>* Privacy on the Internet<br>* Digital Multimedia Content Clearance and Distributio

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