From eighteenth-century copyright law, to current copyright issues on the Internet, to tomorrow's "celestial jukebox"--a digital repository of books, movies, and music available on demand--Paul Goldstein presents a thorough examination of the challenges facing copyright owners and users. One of the nation's leading authorities on intellectual property law, Goldstein offers an engaging, readable, and intelligent analysis of the effect of copyright on American politics, economy, and culture. Goldstein presents and analyzes key legal battles, including Supreme Court decisions on home taping and 2 Live Crew's contested sampling of Roy Orbison's "Pretty Woman." In this revised edition, the author expands the discussion to cover electronic media, including an examination of recent Napster litigation, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and the vexed Secure Digital Music Initiative, under which record companies attempted to develop effective encryption standards for their products.
About the Author :
Paul Goldstein has contributed to Copyright's Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox as an author.
Paul Goldstein is the Lillick Professor of Law at Stanford University. He is the author of Copyright, Patent, Trademark and Related State Doctrines (Revised Fourth Edition, 1999); the four-volume treatise, Copyright (Second Edition, 1996); and Copyright's Highway (1995).
|Title:||Copyright's Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox||Publisher:||Stanford University Press|
|No. of Pages:||238|
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