By Danield Gervais
Authors, person and company, are sometimes compensated for the use by means of others of copyrighted fabric. but quite little consciousness is paid to the mammoth and intricate procedure of collective administration that underlies those funds capital flows that quantity to 10 billion euros every year. This e-book the 1st distinct research of the topic on hand in English presents an in-depth point of view on collective administration of copyright and comparable rights and the felony framework in which this administration operates. one of the salient points of the presentation are the subsequent: description of the firms that supply collective administration companies; feedback how collective administration may be made extra effective within the net age the impact of WIPO Copyright Treaties and the journeys contract; the rising intersection of copyright administration and human rights; contemporary advancements on the eu Union point; and specific research of the placement in quite a few nations, together with France, Germany, the united kingdom and eire, the Nordic nations, Australia, Canada, and Japan, in addition to common discussions in relation to Asia and Latin the US. With its distinctive emphasis on how collective administration operates in several cultural, criminal and fiscal environments and its many insights in regards to the way forward for collective administration, this publication is critical for copyright attorneys, students, researchers, coverage makers and selection makers operating with or inside collective administration companies, together with authors, performers, rights holders, and clients of copyright fabric. The booklet was once edited by means of Prof. Daniel Gervais of the collage of Ottawa, a well known professional and writer within the box of overseas copyright and collective administration. Dr. Gervais was once successively criminal Officer on the GATT/WTO, Head of part on the international highbrow estate association (WIPO), Assistant Secretary normal of the foreign Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) and Vice-President of Copyright Clearance middle, Inc. (CCC). Dr. Gervais additionally authored the introductory bankruptcy. different members comprise (in alphabetical order): Mario Bouchard, normal tips of the Copyright Board of Canada; Dr. Mihaly Ficsor, former Assistant Director normal of WIPO and writer of the WIPO consultant to Collective management of Copyright and comparable Rights; Prof. Lucie Guibault (University of Amsterdam); Prof. Lawrence Helfer (Vanderbilt University); Tarja Koskinen-Olsson, who served as Chair of the foreign Federation of copy Rights firms (IFRRO) from 1993 to 1999 and is now Honorary President of IFRRO; Prof. Glynn Lunney (Tulane University); Prof. Okumura (Kyoto University); Karina Correa Pereira, LL.M. (Brazil); Nathalie Piaskowski, LL.M. (France); Dr. Jorg Reinbothe, former Head of Unit chargeable for highbrow estate on the ecu fee; Mr. Ang Kwee Tiang (CISAC Director for Asia/Pacific); and Prof. Paul Torremans (University of Leeds and college of Ghent).