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  • All You Need to Know About the Music Business

    Eighth Edition

    by Donald S Passman

    All You Need To Know About The Music Business - The new edition of 'the industry bible' (Los Angeles Times) by Donald S. PassmanNo one understands the music business and the changes it has undergone in recent years better than LA lawyer Donald Passman. For 20 years his book has offered detailed advice to artists and executives, novices and experts alike on how to thrive in these volatile times ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Business of Television

    by Ken Basin

    In this book, esteemed television executive and Harvard lecturer Ken Basin offers a comprehensive overview of the business, financial, and legal structure of the U.S. television industry, as well as its dealmaking norms. Written for working or aspiring creative professionals who want to better understand the entertainment industry — as well as for executives, agents, managers, and lawyers looking ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD

  • Sports Betting: Law and Policy

    by Paul M. Anderson and 3 more

    series ASSER International Sports Law Series
    Gambling is a significant global industry, which is worth around 0.6% of world trade, that is, around US$ 384 billion; and gambling on the outcome of sports events is a very popular pastime for millions of people around the world, who combine a bet with watching and enjoying their favourite sports. But, like any other human activity, sports betting is open to corruption and improper influence from ... Read more

    $431.19 AUD

  • Should Trees Have Standing?

    Law, Morality, and the Environment

    by Christopher D. Stone

    Originally published in 1972, Should Trees Have Standing? was a rallying point for the then burgeoning environmental movement, launching a worldwide debate on the basic nature of legal rights that reached the U.S. Supreme Court. Now, in the 35th anniversary edition of this remarkably influential book, Christopher D. Stone updates his original thesis and explores the impact his ideas have had on ... Read more

    $45.64 AUD

  • The Little Book of Movie Law

    by Carol Robertson

    Grab your popcorn, sit back, relax, and get ready for this captivating look at the legal world of the silver screen. From Edison and the dawn of motion pictures, to the Transformers and the big-business movie industry today, this book has a fascinating selection of the best cases involving the movies. There are 30 "reels" in all, each featuring a separate case that made headlines and changed ... Read more

    $35.08 AUD

  • Is That a Fact?

    by John Barron

    Get all the facts ... if you can handle the truth.Does Australia take the highest number of refugees per capita in the world? Are vegetarians slimmer than meat eaters? Is Clive Palmer really a billionaire ... Every day the ABC Fact Check unit listens to scores of claims being made in the news and asks, 'can that be true?'. they check the facts, talk to the experts and bring you the right answer.In ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Sports Law

    by Simon Gardiner and 3 more

    Long established as the market leading textbook on sports law, this much-anticipated new edition offers a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport internationally. Locating the legal regulation of sport within an explicit socio-economic context, this refocused edition is divided into four core parts: Governance & Sport; Commercial Regulation; ... Read more

    $89.31 AUD

  • Europäisches Immaterialgüterrecht

    Funktionen und Perspektiven

    by Reto M. Hilty and 1 more

    series MPI Studies on Intellectual Property and Competition Law #26
    Das Buch folgt der Ausgangsvermutung, dass die EU nach wie vor keine kohärente Immaterialgüterrechtspolitik verfolgt, sondern über punktuelle, meist anlassbezogene Maßnahmen agiert. Die Schutzrechte erfüllen die ihnen zugedachten Funktionen damit oft nicht. Vor allem entfalten sie nicht ihr volles Potenzial für den Binnenmarkt.Untersucht wird, inwieweit die Regelungen der einzelnen Schutzrechte in ... Read more

    $161.14 AUD

  • Data Protection Law

    A Comparative Analysis of Asia-Pacific and European Approaches

    by Robert Walters and 2 more

    This book provides a comparison and practical guide for academics, students, and the business community of the current data protection laws in selected Asia Pacific countries (Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand) and the European Union.The book shows how over the past three decades the range of economic, political, and social activities that have moved to the internet ... Read more

    $116.15 AUD

  • Copyright and Collective Authorship

    Locating the Authors of Collaborative Work

    by Daniela Simone

    series Cambridge Intellectual Property and Information Law #50
    As technology makes it easier for people to work together, large-scale collaboration is becoming increasingly prevalent. In this context, the question of how to determine authorship – and hence ownership - of copyright in collaborative works is an important question to which current copyright law fails to provide a coherent or consistent answer. In Copyright and Collective Authorship, Daniela ... Read more

    $105.70 AUD

  • Patenting of Pharmaceuticals and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Laws, Institutions, Practices, and Politics

    by POKU ADUSEI

    This book critically investigates the patent protection of medication in light of the threats posed by HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis epidemics to the citizens of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (hereinafter “SSA” or “Africa”). The book outlines the systemic problems associated with the prevailing globalized patent regime and the regime’s inability to promote access to life-saving medication ... Read more

    $170.16 AUD

  • Media Law and Ethics in the 21st Century

    Protecting Free Expression and Curbing Abuses

    by J. Lewis and 1 more

    Published in conjunction with the International Bar Association, this high-profile collection of writings brings together judicial, legislative, regulatory, journalistic and academic perspectives on the current state of media laws in the UK and in the US, scrutinising their efficacy in relation to the rights for privacy and free expression. ... Read more

    $136.95 AUD

  • Maintenance Time and the Industry Development of Patents

    Empirical Research with Evidence from China

    by Yongzhong Qiao

    This book addresses key issues concerning the maintenance time and development of patents granted by China, as well as the patent maintenance time granted by the United States, Germany, France, Japan and South Korea. Such issues include the capability of technological innovation based on the patent maintenance time; the patent maintenance times in different technological fields granted by China, ... Read more

    $152.12 AUD

  • Mediale Verwertung von Sportveranstaltungen

    Zivilrechtliche Grundlagen der Verwertung und kartellrechtliche Analyse der Einkaufsgemeinschaft der EBU

    by Jessica Sänger

    series Studien zum deutschen und europäischen Medienrecht
    Das Buch befasst sich mit der Frage nach der Grundlage von Sportrechten im deutschen und englischen Recht und bietet eine detaillierte Untersuchung der kartellrechtlichen Zulässigkeit der Einkaufsgemeinschaft der EBU. Public Viewing, Live-Ticker und Spielpläne werden auf ihre Lizenzpflichtigkeit hin überprüft. Eine ausführliche Marktabgrenzung berücksichtigt aktuelle Entwicklungen in Technologie ... Read more

    $191.61 AUD

  • How to Play the Game

    What Every Sports Attorney Needs to Know

    by Darren Heitner

    How to Play the Game, by Miami-based attorney and sports agent Darren Heitner, is the go-to source for anyone interested in getting into the field of sports law. It discusses the laws that govern the sports industry, from contract drafting and negotiation to antitrust issues, intellectual property matters, and labor law concerns. It also discusses the role of players' associations, the power of ... Read more

    $92.17 AUD

  • Intellectual Property and Development

    Theory and Practice

    by Rami M. Olwan

    The book examines the correlation between Intellectual Property Law – notably copyright – on the one hand and social and economic development on the other. The main focus of the initial overview is on historical, legal, economic and cultural aspects. Building on that, the work subsequently investigates how intellectual property systems have to be designed in order to foster social and economic ... Read more

    $224.17 AUD

  • Intellectual Property and Free Trade Agreements in the Asia-Pacific Region

    by Christoph Antons and 1 more

    series MPI Studies on Intellectual Property and Competition Law #24
    This book is highly topical. The shift from the multilateral WTO negotiations to bilateral and regional Free Trade Agreements has been going on for some time, but it is bound to accelerate after the WTO Doha round of negotiations is now widely regarded as a failure. However, there is a particular regional angle to this topic as well. After concluding that further progress in the Doha round was ... Read more

    $143.10 AUD

  • Property Aspects of Intellectual Property

    by Ole-Andreas Rognstad

    series Cambridge Intellectual Property and Information Law #46
    For many years, there have been discussions about whether intellectual property (IP) is really property. The property concept, particularly when used in transnational and international concepts, remains somewhat elusive. Here, Ole-Andreas Rognstad comprehensively discusses the use of the property metaphor in relation to IP in a transnational perspective. Rognstad gives an overview of main aspects ... Read more

    $118.79 AUD

  • Indigenous Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property Rights

    Learning from the New Zealand Experience?

    by Jessica Christine Lai

    Now more than ever, indigenous peoples’ interests in their cultural heritage are in the spotlight. Yet, there is very little literature that comprehensively discusses how existing laws can and cannot be used to address indigenous peoples’ interests. This book assesses how intangible aspects of indigenous cultural heritage (and the tangible objects that hold them) can be protected, within the realm ... Read more

    $197.11 AUD

  • Personenbezogene Daten als Entgelt

    Eine Untersuchung anhand schuldvertrags-, datenschutz- und kartellrechtlicher Fragestellungen

    by Franziska Leinemann

    series Schriftenreihe zum IT- und Informationsrecht
    Datengetriebene Geschäftsmodelle prägen die Wirtschaftswelt. In ihnen spiegelt sich anschaulich wider, dass die Verarbeitung personenbezogener Daten für die verschiedensten Zwecke einen wirtschaftlichen Wert verkörpert. Hieran anknüpfend beschäftigt sich die Autorin mit der Frage, ob Angebote, für deren Inanspruchnahme zwar kein Geldbetrag entrichtet, aber eine datenschutzrechtliche Einwilligung ... Read more

    $85.68 AUD

  • The Unaccountable State of Surveillance

    Exercising Access Rights in Europe

    by Clive Norris and 3 more

    series Law, Governance and Technology Series #34
    This book examines the ability of citizens across ten European countries to exercise their democratic rights to access their personal data. It presents a socio-legal research project, with the researchers acting as citizens, or data subjects, and using ethnographic data collection methods. The research presented here evidences a myriad of strategies and discourses employed by a range of public and ... Read more

    $242.10 AUD

  • Judgement-Proof Robots and Artificial Intelligence

    A Comparative Law and Economics Approach

    by Mitja Kovač

    This book addresses the role of public policy in regulating the autonomous artificial intelligence and related civil liability for damage caused by the robots (and any form of artificial intelligence). It is a very timely book, focusing on the consequences of judgment proofness of autonomous decision-making on tort law, risk and safety regulation, and the incentives stemming from these. This book ... Read more

    $76.55 AUD

  • Legitimation und Auftrag des öffentlich-rechtlichen Fernsehens in Zeiten der Cloud

    by Dieter Dörr and 2 more

    series Studien zum deutschen und europäischen Medienrecht
    Der Medienkonsum verändert sich. Neben die klassischen Programmfamilien treten netzbasierte Angebote global agierender Player, die auf allen Endgeräten aus einer Hand lineare und nicht-lineare Inhalte sowie zahlreiche begleitende Dienste anbieten. Hinzu kommt eine umfassende Personalisierung durch Big-Data-Systeme. Diese Entwicklung lässt sich unter dem Schlagwort Cloud-TV zusammenfassen. Der ... Read more

    $58.07 AUD

  • Spettacoli e fisco

    by Giovanni Scoz

    series Contabilità e fisco
    L’obiettivo di questa monografia, aggiornata agli ultimi provvedimenti legislativi emanati, è quello di fornire al lettore una “Guida pratica” del settore dello spettacolo, un testo che riassuma ordinatamente e cronologicamente tutti i vari adempimenti amministrativi, fiscali e previdenziali che devono essere predisposti per gestire correttamente un evento artistico. Il testo è rivolto a due ... Read more

    $52.62 AUD