By Michael F. Flint (Auth.)
The recent and completely revised version of this key publication is designed to assist either practitioners and non-legal execs comprehend copyright and layout legislation within the united kingdom, and the way it impacts you. cut up into easy-to-use sections, with half one containing an in depth breakdown of all suitable united kingdom laws, and half making use of this laws to the most industries within which copyright fabric is often exploited. up-to-date to mirror the emergence of brand-new technique of electronic exploitation, together with peer-to-peer distribution, A User's advisor to Copyright truly illustrates the scope and relevance of copyright legislation within the new details expertise period
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13 Qualified persons and material form As there is doubt, it would be unwise to act on the basis that literary works can be the subject of copyright protection if recorded in any form other than by writing or notation, so that whenever possible a work which it is intended to be protected as a literary work should be resolved promptly to some written form. 13 'Made' — sound recordings On the other hand the making of a sound recording of a musical work is a sufficient reduction to material form to confer copyright on musical works.
09 If a painter is commissioned to paint a picture of a house by the person who owns it, the copyright in the painting will remain in the artist, unless there is an express agreement to the contrary.
In general it can be assumed that titles do not have copyright protection. However, there are many cases of titles being protected by actions in passing off. 11 Dramatic sketches Passing off can also be used, in certain circumstances, to prevent the unauthorised reproduction of a dramatic work which has acquired a reputation, but has never been written down. Thus, if a mime act or a comedian's particular get-up and accessories were to be copied, the action of passing off might be available to prevent performance by unauthorised persons.