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Author Liu, Jiabo.

Title Copyright Industries and the Impact of Creative Destruction : Copyright Expansion and the Publishing Industry
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (313 pages)
Series Routledge Research in Intellectual Property
Routledge-Cavendish research in intellectual property.
Contents The pros and cons and copyright duration -- Copyright in the digital age -- Theoretical framework -- The UK book publishing industry -- Policy implications of empirical research -- Conclusions
Summary This book examines the relationship between the legal extension of copyright duration as an enduring means of copyright protection and the growth of the UK book publishing industry as a typical creative industry reliant on copyright. The book draws on Schumpeter's theory of creative destruction to analyse the implications of copyright law and policy on the book industry and illustrate the dynamic interaction between copyright expansion and the growth of the creative industries. The book reviews the historical development of UK copyright expansion and also considers copyright in the digital
Notes Print version record
Subject Book industries and trade -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.
Copyright -- Duration -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203076583 (e-book)
9780203076583 (e-book)