Contemporary Business Law

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Geared for a one or two term courses in Business Law. This is the most modern business law and legal environment text available. Contemporary Business and E-Commerce Law, 4/e gives professors and students the most extensive and cutting edge coverage of the emerging area of information technology and e-commerce law. This text showcases over 40 new U.S. Supreme Court Cases that have been decided during the past three years, plus over 120 traditional cases giving students/instructors balanced case presentation. Students continually comment on Henry Cheeseman's excellent and accessible writing style.

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Contemporary Business Law, 2/e is an important part of the legal studies strategy for Prentice Hall. Contemporary Business Law, 2/e covers private and regulatory legal studies topics and employs BRIEF cases through the chapters. The book continues the high integration of business issues via international, ethical and contemporary features placed liberally throughout the book. New pedagogy in this edition includes a Business Checklist in each chapter that connects the legal principle to the business world for the student. The text is enlivened by the use of marginal material that includes definitions, quotes and notes to the student. Beautiful four color design.

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This new edition of Cheeseman's Contemporary Business and E-Commerce Law: Legal, Global, Digital, and Ethical Environment recognizes the revolution that the Internet and electronic commerce has brought to business and society throughout the United States and the world. The courts have interpreted and adapted existing laws to apply to e-commerce, while state legislatures and Congress have enacted new statutes to regulate the digital economy.

The fourth edition of Cheeseman's Contemporary Business and E-Commerce Law: Legal, Global, Digital, and Ethical Environment incorporates e-commerce and Internet law throughout the book. First, there is a new Unit III "E-Commerce and Information Technology" that has two chapters dealing exclusively with legal and business-Issues related to the new electronic commerce. These chapters are:

Chapter 14: Intellectual Property and Internet Law

Chapter 15: Electronic Commerce and Information Technology Licensing

Also, there are more than 50 new "E-Commerce & Information Technology" boxes that feature special laws and cases related to the Internet and Web-based commerce that are strategically located throughout the book. Some of these special featured boxes are:

  • The Federal Electronic Signatures Act
  • Broad Free-Speech Rights Granted in Cyberspace
  • Obtaining Personal Jurisdiction in Cyberspace
  • Napster Unplugged by the Court
  • Federal Law Helps Victims of Identity Fraud
  • The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA)
  • The Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA)
  • Electronic Communications Privacy Act
  • Cyber Business Plans Are Patentable
  • The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • Anticybersquatting Act Passed by Congress

For more detailed coverage and specific examples, please turn to the inside front cover of the text.

Cheeseman's Contemporary Business and E- Commerce Law: Legal, Global, Digital, and Ethical Environment, Fourth Edition, has the most comprehensive coverage of the expanding area of intellectual property law and the new and exciting areas of domain names, electronic commerce, and Internet law. Please take a look at Chapters 14 and 15 and the extensive e-commerce and Internet law materials in this exciting revision.

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