Copyright 2019

Copyright 2019

Pages: 119

ISBN: 978-1-83862-128-5



  • £300.00

Copyright addresses the key issues that are of concern to rights holders and their counsel when navigating copyright law in unfamiliar jurisdictions, covering such areas as: legislation and enforcement, agencies, subject matter and scope of copyright, copyright formalities, ownership and copyright, duration of copyright, copyright infringements and remedies and relationship to international copyright conventions.

Published in July 2019, this edition features the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • Global Overview
    • Andrew H Bart, Steven R Englund, Susan J Kohlmann and Andrew J Thomas, Jenner & Block LLP

Jurisdictions

  • Austria
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • China
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Mexico
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Andrew H Bart, Jenner & Block LLP

Andrew H Bart is an experienced commercial litigator and trial lawyer and is Chair of Jenner & Block’s nationally recognised Content, Media & Entertainment Practice. Clients in the entertainment industry, particularly recording companies, film studios and music publishers, seek his counsel on intellectual property issues and contractual disputes. His cases have resulted in precedent-setting decisions in copyright law, trademark law, the law of privacy and publicity, and artist-label relations. For the past eight years, Chambers USA has named Mr Bart as one of the country’s leading lawyers in Media and Entertainment. In 2015, 2016 and 2017, The Legal 500 US recognised him as a ‘Leading Lawyer’ in the area of Copyright, one of just 12 lawyers to make the elite, nationwide list. Mr Bart has also been named one of the top litigators by Variety in its 2015 and 2016 ‘Legal Impact Report’, a listing of the top lawyers in the entertainment industry. In 2016, he was named one of the top 100 entertainment ‘Power Lawyers’ in America by The Hollywood Reporter and was also recognised as a ‘Top Music Industry Lawyer’ by Billboard, one of only 10 litigators on this exclusive list. In 2017, Mr Bart’s milestone case – Capitol Records. MP3tunes – was named “Case of the Year” by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. Under Mr. Bart’s leadership, Jenner & Block’s Content, Media & Entertainment Practice was named “Practice Group of the Year: Media & Entertainment” by Law360 in 2016 (for the fourth consecutive year) and recognised by The Legal 500 US as the #1 copyright practice in the United States in 2017, marking the fifth time the practice has received this honour.

Steven R Englund, Jenner & Block LLP

Steven R Englund focuses on the protection and commercialisation of intellectual property and technology, and particularly on copyright law and new media and technology transactions. Described as a “copyright guru” by The Legal 500, he has helped shape many aspects of current copyright law, particularly for the digital environment. For more than 25 years, he has represented major entertainment companies or their trade associations in precedent-setting copyright cases and in legislative negotiations, rulemakings and other proceedings before the US Copyright Office and the Copyright Royalty Judges. Combining his knowledge of substantive intellectual property law with his extensive experience as a transactional lawyer, he provides practical business advice to clients that create or use intellectual property or technology. He also regularly advises clients concerning patent and data rights issues under government contracts and grants. Mr Englund is consistently recognised by Chambers USA among the leading attorneys in Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secrets (District of Columbia). In addition to being recognised by Chambers and The Legal 500, Mr Englund is named among the “best lawyers in America” for copyright law and as an “IP Star” by Managing Intellectual Property.

Susan J Kohlmann, Jenner & Block LLP

Susan J. Kohlmann is a litigator in Jenner & Block’s Content, Media & Entertainment Practice; co-chair of the Trademark, Advertising and Unfair Competition Practice; and managing partner of the firm's New York Office.   Clients seek her counsel on a wide variety of complex matters, including copyright, trademark and trade secret disputes.   She has also represented companies in various class action and other complex commercial matters.  In addition to Ms. Kohlmann’s extensive experience in jury and bench trials and arbitration proceedings, she has deep experience briefing and arguing appeals in the New York appellate courts and several federal circuit courts.  Ms. Kohlmann is recognized by Chambers USA among the leading attorneys in Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright (New York), by Legal 500 for her leadership in copyright law, as well as for appellate and Supreme Court litigation, and as an “IP Star” by Managing Intellectual Property, which has also previously included her among its “Top 250 Women in IP” list.  

Andrew J Thomas, Jenner & Block LLP

Andrew J (AJ) Thomas is a media and entertainment litigator who focuses on copyright and trademark matters, First Amendment cases, and complex business litigation. Clients ranging from motion picture studios and television networks to book publishers and newspapers seek his representation at the trial and appellate levels in matters including intellectual property rights, defamation and privacy, unfair competition claims and prior restraints on speech. Mr Thomas was recognised in Variety’s 2015 and 2016 ‘Legal Impact Report’, a listing of the top lawyers in the entertainment industry. In 2014 and 2015, Mr. Thomas was named as one of the ‘Top 50 Entertainment Lawyers’ in California by the Daily Journal, which in 2015 also recognised him as one of the state’s ‘Top IP Litigators’. In addition, Chambers USA has consistently named Mr Thomas a leading California media and entertainment litigation lawyer.


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