Information Technology Law

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Providing advice for professionals working within information technology law, our titles include the leading looseleafs Business, the Internet and the Law and E-Contacts as well as books including Cyber Security: Law and Guidance, Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law, and Gringas: The Laws of the Internet supported by leading journal, Communications Law.

In addition, all our information technology titles are available as part of our Intellectual Property and IT online service which includes the monthly Bloomsbury IP/IT Briefing which rounds up all the latest news and cases.

Recently Published and Soon to Publish Titles

Written by experts, Cyber Security: Law and Guidance is a comprehensive, invaluable text for both legal practitioners and organisations when protecting themselves from regulatory action and litigation in cyber security law. Covering both the law and its practical application, it helps to ensure that advisers and organisations have effective policies and procedures in place to deal with cyber security.

With new issues and problems being raised by the free flow of information and services around the world, the new fifth edition of Gringas: The Laws of the Internet is updated with numerous new practical examples, cases, laws and developments.

Our upcoming new seventh edition of Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law provides coverage and analysis of the intellectual property laws applicable to all forms of computer software. This book thoroughly explores the relationship between information technology and intellectual property laws.

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Information Technology Law Books

E-Commerce and Convergence

With a focus on how real world principles apply to e-commerce, this special report comprehensively covers the emerging body of ecommerce case law. It covers all new regulations and legislation, including EU directives, and covers developments in online betting, electronic conveyancing and online dispute resolutions, and changes introduced by the Companies Act. Read more

Drafting and Negotiating IT Contracts

“The invaluable guidance to be found in this book…must surely engender a ‘must have’ reaction from anyone engaged in the IT contracting process.” Geoff Shingles, CBE (from the foreword to this edition) Drafting and Negotiating IT Contracts provides a perspective on IT contracts that is practical rather than academic, it contains an informed narrative designed to assist when negotiating a wide range of contracts, supported by an extensive collection of... Read more

Negotiating Software Contracts

With comprehensively updated content and up-to-the minute commentary, Negotiating Software Contracts (previous edition: Software Contracts) is the best way to keep abreast of current practice in software contract law – a must for all legal professionals and business advisers working in this area of rapid development and constant change. This book gives practitioners and business advisers a useful insight into the potential traps and pitfalls of software contract negotiation. Precedents... Read more

International Handbook of Social Media Laws

“Social media has become the online meeting place. People now communicate on an unparalleled scale. Covering 34 countries, this text provides a useful snapshot of the issues that permeate virtual life. This text will aid lawyers when looking for where to begin when faced with a problem in this fast moving arena.” Stephen Mason, barrister, academic and author International Handbook of Social Media Laws is the only title currently available... Read more

Cyber Security: Law and Guidance

Implementing appropriate security measures will be an advantage when protecting organisations from regulatory action and litigation in cyber security law: can you provide a defensive shield? Cyber Security: Law and Guidance provides an overview of legal developments in cyber security and data protection in the European Union and the United Kingdom, focusing on the key cyber security laws and related legal instruments, including those for data protection and payment services.... Read more

Gringras: The Laws of the Internet

The free flow of information and services around the world via the Internet constantly creates new issues and problems, such as rules of jurisdiction and applicable law, how new products and services should be regulated and many more. Gringras: The Laws of the Internet Fifth Edition is updated with numerous new practical examples, cases (court cases and ICO complaint cases), laws and developments, including the following: – The new Data... Read more

Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law

Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law is a complete exploration of the relationship between information technology and intellectual property laws a very wide-ranging and complex, ever changing area of law. It provides up-to-date coverage and analysis of the intellectual property laws applicable to all forms of computer software. placing the law in the context of computer use examining copyright, database rights, patents, trade marks, design rights and the law of... Read more

Technology Transfer

Technology Transfer covers the laws surrounding commercial transactions that involve the development, use of commercialisation of technology and associate intellectual property rights. Types of transactions that fall within this category are research and development contracts and intellectual property licences and these form the main focus of the book. Written by experts and describing the many different areas of law that affect technology agreements such as IP, contract law, competition law... Read more

The Right to be Forgotten

The Right to be Forgotten is one of the most publicised areas of the GDPR and has received massive worldwide publicity following judicial and legal developments in Europe. The book covers the Right to be Forgotten, Erasure and Forgetting, Data Protection, GDPR, the Data Protection Act 2018 and Brexit. The Google Spain case received worldwide media attention and legal interest, and cases and disputes on the Right to be Forgotten... Read more

Innovation and Technology Law: An Industry Guide

Innovation and Technology Law: An Industry Guide is a reference book that compiles summaries of relevant law and regulatory frameworks in industrial context and terms, compartmentalised by technology field or application and technical subject matter. The book is a landscaping and deconstruction of legal frameworks relating to innovation and technology across technology fields and European territories, summarised in non-legal terms and in industrial context. It not only makes it easier... Read more