The Yearbook of Copyright and Media Law - Vol. 4

The Yearbook of Copyright and Media Law - Vol. 4

The Yearbook of Copyright and Media Law - Vol. 4

The Yearbook of Copyright and Media Law - Vol. 4


Table of Cases vii

Table of Statutes and Treaties xxix

Part One: Articles 1

Copyright Law and Censorship--The Impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 By Jonathan Griffiths 3

The Problems of Personality Merchandising in English Law-- The King, the Princess, and the Penguins By Shelley Lane 28

The Use of Competitors' Trade Marks in Advertising: Honest, Fair or Not? By David Llewelyn 67

Freedom of Speech in Cyberia By Michael Blakeney and Fiona Macmillan 78

Libel Damages: The Beginning of the End? By Julie Scott-Bayfield and Jane Swann 104

Forum Shopping in Libel Actions By David Hooper 124

Freedom of Expression under the South African Constitution By Gilbert Marcus SC 134

Spirits in the Material World. Musicians, Lawyers, and the Scope and Legal Enforceability of Music Contracts By Steve Greenfield and Guy Osborn 149

Part Two: Special Survey 175

The Term Directive and Its Implementation By Gary Lea 177

Part Three: Annual Surveys 211

Copyright and the Media

a) Copyright Law in 1997-8: Developments in Substantive Copyright Law by John Enser and Jane Moore 213

b) The Music Industry in 1997-8 by James Ware, Rupert Sprawson, and John Enser 222

c) EC and UK Competition Law Developments by David Aitman and Sam Szlezinger 235

d) Developments in the Law Relating to Remedies in Practice and Procedure by Stephen Bate 255

Developments in the Collective Administration of Copyrights By Alison Firth 263

Review of Trade Marks and Passing Off Cases By Spyros Maniatis 267

Broadcasting and Cable Services


a) Survey of the Main Developments in the Field of Broadcasting Law in 1997 and 1998 by Tony Ballard 299


b) Main Developments in the Field of Local Delivery and Associated Telecommunications Services by E. P. O. Mercer and Patrick Clark 317

The European Convention on Human Rights and Media Law By Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC and Natalia Schiffrin 353

Libel Law By Richard Shillito and Eric Barendt 370

Contempt of Court, Reporting Restrictions, and Disclosure of Sources By Andrew Nicol QC and Heather Rogers 387

Part Four: Review of Books 407

Review of Craufurd Smith: Broadcasting Law and Fundamental Rights by Joseph Jaconelli 409

Review of Flint: A User's Guide to Copyright by David Booton 410

Review of Gillies and Marshall: Telecommunications Law by Colin Scott 412

Review of Arnold: Performers' Rights by Andrew Griffiths 415

Index 419

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