NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Practising Law Institute, the nation's leading provider of legal education announces the arrival of Copyright Law, A Practitioner's Guide. The guide, by Bruce P. Keller of Debevoise & Plimpton, New York City, and Jeffery P. Cunard of Debevoise & Plimpton, Washington, D.C., shows you clearly what creative works can and can't be protected by copyright.
The guide is designed to help lawyers and their clients steer a fully legal and trouble-free course through today's complex copyright environment and is stocked with practical case studies, time-saving checklists, savvy practice tips, and other legal aids.
Featuring vital coverage of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Copyright Law shows you how the DMCA has altered copyright law, what Internet-related activities constitute infringement, what kinds of e-mail transmissions are and aren't protected, when databases are copyrightable and how to protect online works.
Copyright Law is fully current with key case law, revealing what constitutes actionable infringement, who can sue and who can't, how to prove a prima facie case of infringement, how to use fair use and equitable defenses, how to use expert testimony and much more. Published and revised annually in one loose-leaf volume, with free revisions issued within three months of purchase, Copyright Law is $195 before PLI membership discount.
Practising Law Institute (PLI) is a non-profit continuing legal education organization chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, founded in 1933. PLI is dedicated to providing the legal community and allied professionals with the most up-to-date, relevant information and techniques critical to the development of a professional, competitive edge. We achieve these goals through the highest quality seminars held annually in locations across the United States, annually supplemented reference books, audio and video programs, interactive multimedia CD-ROMs, course handbooks, web programs and customized training and specialized services all with the guidance of practice specific Advisory Committees. PLI is headquartered in New York City with offices in California.
SOURCE: Practising Law Institute