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Media Rights and Intellectual Property
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Media Rights and Intellectual Property

Richard Haynes

Abstract

This critical study of intellectual property in the new media environment highlights the ways in which issues of intellectual property are driving the contemporary media economy, from disputes over downloading music from the Internet to negotiations over David Beckham's image rights. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the book provides the reader with an understanding of how intellectual property laws shape and are shaped by the needs of the media industry. As the book demonstrates, the media industry exploits copyright and trademarks in new and seemingly boundless ways, whether it is the b ... More

Keywords: intellectual property, new media, media economy, downloading music, Internet, David Beckham, image rights, media industry, copyright, Harry Potter

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780748618804
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618804.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Haynes, author