Moral Rights: Principles, Practice and New Technology by Mira T. Sundara Rajan

Moral Rights: Principles, Practice and New Technology

byMira T. Sundara Rajan

Paperback | February 26, 2011

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The doctrine of moral rights is based on the idea that authors have a special bond with their own creative work. At present, the legal status of moral rights demands clarification and assessment as never before, as the international expansion of moral rights occurs in the new environment ofdigital technology. Just as the survival of copyright law depends on its capacity to adapt effectively to the new technological environment, a new approach to moral rights is also necessary. Moral Rights: Principles Practice and New Technology is the first work to comprehensively address the roleof moral rights in an environment of digital technology, identifying the challenges confronting moral rights in a digital environment. The challenges are addressed in both practical and theoretical terms, and examples drawn from the legislation and practice of key jurisdictions around the world.Moral Rights concludes with a consideration of how the concept of moral rights can contribute to the re-shaping of copyright law in a digital context.

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Mira Rajan is the Canada Research Chair in Intellectual Property Law and Director of the Intellectual Property Law Program at the University of British Columbia. She has published widely on copyright issues, including a scholarly book (Copyright and Creative Freedom, Routledge 2006). Her work is also well-known in the European Union, ...

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Title:Moral Rights: Principles, Practice and New TechnologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:532 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:February 26, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Moral Rights in the Digital Age2. Moral Rights: History of an Idea3. A Theory in Flux: The Evolution in Progress of Moral Rights4. Moral Rights in the International Copyright Regime5. The Programmer as Author6. More Than Musicians: Moral Rights and Digital Issues in Music7. Twenty-First Century Classics: Film and the Complexities of the Collaborative Work8. Friends or Enemies? Moral Rights and Open Access9. Conclusion: Moral Rights and the Future of Copyright Law