Moral Rights: A Guide to Global Practice – forthcoming from Oxford University Press (New York)

My new book on moral rights from a practice perspective will be published by Oxford University Press (New York). Moral Rights: A Guide to Global Practice  is to be a 600-page companion volume to my previous book, Moral Rights: Principles, Practice, and New Technology (OUP 2011), and will examine current legislative frameworks for moral rights at the national and international levels; the specific moral rights protected;  who has standing to make a claim (individuals, groups, corporations, or other legal persons); the availability of alternate legal doctrines and frameworks for the protection of moral rights; the presence of formalities, such as the requirement that moral rights be asserted in writing; the rules on copyright contracts, including the possibility of assigning or waiving moral rights; the implications of special regimes for moral rights in certain fields, such as computer software; online moral rights and digital moral rights in music, film, and traditional cultural expressions (TCE’s); evidentiary requirements; the availability and nature of remedies, including both damages, injunctive relief, and specific performance; membership in international agreements and issues of reciprocity; and proposals for law reform and their impact, or potential impact, on moral rights claims. Countries to be included in the work are the United States, Canada, Brazil, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, India, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Italy, Hungary, Russia, India, and Japan.