Covers the background and history
It examines why performers' rights exist, how performers' rights in the UK have evolved to their current form and considers the future direction of the law.
Fully up-to-date with recent changes
It analyses the numerous recent developments including:
1. Performances (Moral Rights etc) Regulations 2006
2. Intellectual Property (Enforcement etc) Regulations 2006
3. Copyright and Performances (Application to Other
Countries) Orders 2005-2008
New coverage on the moral rights
It explains what the moral rights of performers are, how they can be infringed upon and the possible remedies.
Practical detail on remedies for infringement
It presents a clear understanding of how your cases can be resolved by explaining the different remedies available.
Return to top
Incorporates key case law, including over 50 new cases such as:
• Experience Hendrix v Purple Haze
• Experience Hendrix v Purple Haze No 2
• Barrett v Universal-Island
• Bourne v Davis (Busted)
• Sawkins v Hyperion
• Fisher v Brooker (Whiter Shade of Pale)
• Douglas v Hello
• Laserdisken v Kulturministeriet (ECJ)
• Uradex v RTD (ECJ)
• Lucasfilm v Alnsworth
• FA Premier League v QC Leisure (No 2)
Meet the author
Richard Arnold is a judge in the High Court, Chancery Division. He was formerly a QC specialising
in intellectual property, entertainment and media law and information technology.