CCH, Aspen Offer Single Source for Premium Copyright Content: CCH Copyright Integrated Library

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., March 31, 2005) – With copyright issues challenging courts nationwide, and the Supreme Court in a position to rewrite the copyright rules based on the Grokster “file sharing” case now before it, attorneys working in the complex area of copyright law need an authoritative, comprehensive and timely one-stop resource for their research and practice needs. The new CCH Copyright Integrated Library combines trusted analytical materials, research tools and news from both CCH INCORPORATED (CCH) and Aspen Publishers in a convenient, comprehensive, online environment. CCH and Aspen are Wolters Kluwer businesses and part of the Wolters Kluwer Legal group.

The advanced resource combines CCH’s Copyright Law Reporter and Aspen’s Goldstein on Copyright in one interactive electronic setting. The result is a dynamic resource that lets attorneys research expert analysis in a treatise and instantly link to a cited case or rule with a single click.

“Linking between primary and secondary resources is the key to making this a comprehensive and unmatched solution to our customers,” said Product Manager Annie Cavlov.

The Professionals’ First Choice

The publications in the CCH Copyright Integrated Library are the professionals’ first choice for answers in the complex field of copyright law.

Frequently consulted by courts on the fundamental issue of copyrightability, Goldstein on Copyright, by Paul Goldstein, is the definitive practice tool for today’s intellectual property practitioner needing cutting-edge analysis of emerging copyright issues in the nexus between information and entertainment technologies.

Goldstein, who is the most extensively cited law professor in the field of intellectual property, covers every element of copyright law, including:

  • Subject Matter, Formalities, Ownership and Term;
  • Rights;
  • Infringement;
  • Defenses;
  • Remedies;
  • Procedure;
  • State, Federal and International Law; and more.

The CCH Copyright Law Reporter covers the full spectrum of copyright issues, and provides full text of federal laws, court decisions, Copyright Office forms, official circulars and reference materials. This comprehensive coverage is enhanced with CCH’s authoritative explanations with cites to related documents, as well as supplementary reference materials and a variety of indices. Monthly updates to the Reporter include new developments reported in the form of full-text reproductions, digests and original news stories.

Content includes:

  • Copyrightable Materials;
  • Scope of Protection-Limitations-Fair Use;
  • Licensing;
  • Ownership, Duration and Renewal;
  • Notice Deposit and Registration;
  • International Aspects;
  • Infringement Action-Remedies;
  • Administration-Copyright Office;
  • Computer Software-Internet;
  • Federal Laws and Regulations;
  • Copyright Circulars, Reference Materials;
  • Forms;
  • New Developments;
  • Copyright Law Decisions; and more.

Integrated Environment Ensures Ease of Use

“The publications we have selected for this library are the first choice of professionals in this field, and it makes sense to have them all available in an integrated environment, that gives our customers one-step access,” said John W. Arden, associate publisher.

The primary source materials, treatise and current awareness publications all appear in a common, user-friendly interface that allows users to access information and analysis with a single click.

This comprehensive solution offers:

  • Direct linking from treatise to primary source documents;
  • Key word and citation searching across the entire library;
  • Customized content selection; and
  • Regular updates, provided weekly, monthly and annually, by publication.

Users are also kept up-to-date with Current Developments and Commentary including:

  • Copyright News Alerts, with updates on new laws, proposed legislation and other new developments as they happen;
  • Monthly updates to the Copyright Law Reports;
  • Journal articles, providing expert analysis on cutting-edge copyright issues delivered on an ongoing basis, and archived for future reference; and
  • Advance Release Documents, including Copyright Office circulars, full text of legislative developments and rules posted as soon as they become available.

Additional Information

For more information or to subscribe to the CCH Copyright Integrated Library, call 800-449-6435 or visit the CCH Online Store at

About CCH INCORPORATED and Aspen Publishers

CCH INCORPORATED (, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was founded in 1913 and has served more than four generations of business professionals and their clients. The company produces more than 700 electronic and print products for the tax, legal, securities, human resources, health care and small business markets.

Aspen Publishers (, headquartered in New York, is a leading information provider for attorneys, business professionals and law students. Written by the nation's leading authorities, Aspen's products consist of analytical and practical information in a full range of formats. Its proprietary content is complemented by 2,500 legal databases, containing more than 11 million documents, available via its Loislaw division. Aspen also offers a wide range of topical legal and business content databases linked to Loislaw’s content. CCH INCORPORATED and Aspen Publishers are Wolters Kluwer ( businesses and are part of the Wolters Kluwer Legal unit.

Wolters Kluwer is a leading multinational publisher and information services company. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2004) of €3.3 billion, employs approximately 18,400 people worldwide and maintains operations across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its depositary receipts of shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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