The Copyright Handbook Stephen Fishman 2000 This must-have handbook for writers and artists provides every form necessary to protect creative expression under U.S. and international copyright law. With step-by-step instructions, it illustrates how to: -- register a creative work-- transfer copyright ownership-- define and avoid infringement-- maintain electronic publishing rights-- and moreAll forms come as tear-outs and on CD-ROM.
Copyright Term, Film Labeling, and Film Preservation Legislation United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property 1996
Copyright Policies 2008 Introduction -- Survey analysis -- Conclusion -- Survey results -- Copyright policy documents. Albion College ; Assumption College ; College of Mount St. Joseph ; Earlham College ; Emmanuel College ; Goucher College ; Middlebury College ; Moravian College ; Oberlin College ; Randolph-Macon College ; Smith College ; SUNY@Plattsburgh ; Trinity University ; Washington and Lee University ; Wheaton College ; Winthrop University.
Copyright Law Jeanne C. Fromer 2021
Copyright in the Music Industry Hayleigh Bosher 2021-02-26 This must-have book is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to copyright and related rights in the music industry, illustrated with relevant cases and real world examples. Key features include: • An engaging and approachable writing style • A practical orientation for those in the industry and their advisors • The impact of social media on copyright infringement, management and remedies • Accessible explanations of key concepts in copyright and related rights, as well as commonly misunderstood topics such as sampling and fair use.
The Copyright Book William S. Strong 2014-05-30 An accessible and comprehensive guide to copyright law, updated to include new developments in infringement, fair use, and the impact of digital technology.
National Studies on Assessing the Economic Contribution of the Copyright-Based Industries - Series no. 8 World Intellectual Property Organization 2014-12-09 The 8th volume of national studies on the economic contribution of the copyright- based industries offers economic analysis on the size of the copyright industries in Argentina, Indonesia, Member States of the Organization of the East Caribbean States, Serbia and Turkey. The publication reviews the contribution of economic activities based on copyright and related rights to the creation of national value added, employment and trade in selected countries and broadens the scope of WIPO-led research on the economic aspects of copyright.
Copyright Renewal Provisions United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks 1991
Copyright Law of the United States and Related Laws Contained in Title 17 of the United States Code LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. 2012-02-21 NOTE: NO FUTHER DISCOUNT FOR THIS PRINT PRODUCT --OVERSTOCK SALE -- Significantly reduced list price This volume contains the text of the title 17 of the United States Code, including all amendments enacted through December 9, 2010, in the second session of the 111th Congress. This publication includes the Copyright Act of 1976 and all subsequent amendments to copyright law; the Semiconductor Chip Protection Act of 1984, as amended; and the Vessel Hull Design Protection Act, as amended. The Copyright Office is responsible for registering intellectual property claims under all three. The United States copyright law is contained in chapters 1 through 8 and 10 through 12 of title 17 of the Untied States Code. The Copyright Act of 1976, which provides the basic framework for the current copyright law, was enacted on October 19. 1976, as Pub. L. No. 94-553, 90Stat, 2541. The 1976 Act was a comprehensive revision of the copyright law in title 17. Chapters 9 and 13 of title 17 contain two types of design protection that are independent of copyright protection. Chapter 9 of title 17 is the Semiconductor Chip Protection Act of 1984 (SCPA), as amended. On November 8, 1984, the SCPAwas eneacted as title III of Pub. L. No. 98-620, 98 Stat. 3335, 3347. Chapter 13 of title 17 is the Vessel Hull Design Protection Act (VHDPA). It was enacted on October 28, 1998, as title V of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Pub. L. No. 105-304, 112 Stat. 2860, 2905. Significant copyright legislation enacted since the last printed edition of this circular in October 2007 includes the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010. Contains the codified compilation of the United States Copyright Law and related laws contained in Title 17 of the United States Code as of December 2011. This is a must-have for those involved in protecting or challenging intellectual property rights. Other related print products: Code of Federal Regulations, Title 37, Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights, Revised as of July 1, 2015 can be found here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/869-082-00144-5 United States Code, 2012 Edition, V. 11, Title 16, Conservation, Sections 901-End to Title 17, Copyrights can be found here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/052-001-00628-3 Other products produced by the U.S. Library of Congress (LOC) can be found here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/242 "
Digital Copyright Jessica Litman 2001 Professor Litman's work stands out as well-researched, doctrinally solid, and always piercingly well-written.-JANE GINSBURG, Morton L. Janklow Professor of Literary and Artistic Property, Columbia UniversityLitman's work is distinctive in several respects: in her informed historical perspective on copyright law and its legislative policy; her remarkable ability to translate complicated copyright concepts and their implications into plain English; her willingness to study, understand, and take seriously what ordinary people think copyright law means; and her creativity in formulating alternatives to the copyright quagmire. -PAMELA SAMUELSON, Professor of Law and Information Management; Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, University of California, BerkeleyIn 1998, copyright lobbyists succeeded in persuading Congress to enact laws greatly expanding copyright owners' control over individuals' private uses of their works. The efforts to enforce these new rights have resulted in highly publicized legal battles between established media and new upstarts.In this enlightening and well-argued book, law professor Jessica Litman questions whether copyright laws crafted by lawyers and their lobbyists really make sense for the vast majority of us. Should every interaction between ordinary consumers and copyright-protected works be restricted by law? Is it practical to enforce such laws, or expect consumers to obey them? What are the effects of such laws on the exchange of information in a free society?Litman's critique exposes the 1998 copyright law as an incoherent patchwork. She argues for reforms that reflect common sense and the way people actually behave in their daily digital interactions.This paperback edition includes an afterword that comments on recent developments, such as the end of the Napster story, the rise of peer-to-peer file sharing, the escalation of a full-fledged copyright war, the filing of lawsuits against thousands of individuals, and the June 2005 Supreme Court decision in the Grokster case.Jessica Litman (Ann Arbor, MI) is professor of law at Wayne State University and a widely recognized expert on copyright law.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act 2003 Full text of Digital Copyright Act with legislative history, associated case law and other materials relevant to the subject.
Copyright 1985
Copyright Amendments Act of 1991 United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration 1993
Copyright Practice and Procedure Sanford J. Durst 1983
How to Fix Copyright William Patry 2012-01-02 Do copyright laws directly cause people to create works they otherwise wouldn't create? Do those laws directly put substantial amounts of money into authors' pockets? Does culture depend on copyright? Are copyright laws a key driver of competitiveness and of the knowledge economy? These are the key questions William Patry addresses in How to Fix Copyright. We all share the goals of increasing creative works, ensuring authors can make a decent living, furthering culture and competitiveness and ensuring that knowledge is widely shared, but what role does copyright law actually play in making these things come true in the real world? Simply believing in lofty goals isn't enough. If we want our goals to come true, we must go beyond believing in them; we must ensure they come true, through empirical testing and adjustment. Patry argues that laws must be consistent with prevailing markets and technologies because technologies play a large (although not exclusive) role in creating consumer demand; markets then satisfy that demand. Patry discusses how copyright laws arose out of eighteenth-century markets and technology, the most important characteristic of which was artificial scarcity. Artificial scarcity was created by the existence of a small number gatekeepers, by relatively high barriers to entry, and by analog limitations on copying. Markets and technologies change, in a symbiotic way, Patry asserts. New technologies create new demand, requiring new business models. The new markets created by the Internet and digital tools are the greatest ever: Barriers to entry are low, costs of production and distribution are low, the reach is global, and large sums of money can be made off of a multitude of small transactions. Along with these new technologies and markets comes the democratization of creation; digital abundance is replacing analog artificial scarcity. The task of policymakers is to remake our copyright laws to fit our times: our copyright laws, based on the eighteenth century concept of physical copies, gatekeepers, and artificial scarcity, must be replaced with laws based on access not ownership of physical goods, creation by the masses and not by the few, and global rather than regional markets. Patry's view is that of a traditionalist who believes in the goals of copyright but insists that laws must match the times rather than fight against the present and the future.
Copyright's Arc Martin Skladany 2020-08-31 In Copyright's Arc, Martin Skladany rejects a one-size-fits-all copyright regime. Within developed countries, copyright's incentives have spawned multinational corporations that create a plethora of slick, hyped entertainment options that encourage Americans to overconsume, whereas in developing countries, extreme copyright blocks the widespread distribution of entertainment, which impedes women's equality and human rights movements. Meanwhile, moderate copyright in middle-income countries helps foster artistic movements that forge inclusive national identities. Given these conditions, Skladany argues that copyright should vary between countries, following an arc across the development spectrum.
Copy This Book Eric Schrijver 2019-03 This book is an artist's guide to copyright, written for makers. Both practical and critical, it will guide you through the concepts underlying copyright and how they apply in your practice. How do you get copyright? For what work? And for how long? How does copyright move across mediums, and how can you go about integrating the work of others? Copy This Bookdetails the concepts of authorship and original creation that underlie our legal system, equipping the reader with the conceptual keys to participate in the debate on intellectual property today. "This sharp and useful book shines a light on the rights of all artists to protect--and share--their work. Eric Schrijver has produced an essential guide for navigating the new Commons and the old laws of copyright control." --Ellen Lupton
Understanding Copyright Bethany Klein 2015-04-14 Digital technology has forever changed the way media is created, accessed, shared and regulated, raising serious questions about copyright for artists and fans, media companies and internet intermediaries, activists and governments. Taking a rounded view of the debates that have emerged over copyright in the digital age, this book: Looks across a broad range of industries including music, television and film to consider issues of media power and policy. Features engaging examples that have taken centre stage in the copyright debate, including high profile legal cases against Napster and The Pirate Bay, anti-piracy campaigns, the Creative Commons movement, and public protests against the expansion of copyright enforcement. Considers both the dominant voices, such as industry associations, and those who struggle to be heard, including ordinary media users, drawing on important studies into copyright from around the world. Offering media students and scholars a comprehensive overview of the contemporary issues surrounding intellectual property through the struggle over copyright, Understanding Copyright explores why disagreement is rife and how the policymaking process might accommodate a wider range of views.
Book Republication Program [announcement]. United States Alien Property Custodian Office 1944
Copyright Law in an Age of Limitations and Exceptions Ruth L. Okediji 2017-03-30 In this book, leading scholars analyze the important role played by copyright exceptions in economic and cultural productivity.
Adoptable Copyright Policy Charles W. Vlcek 1992
The Illustrated Story of Copyright Edward Samuels 2002-03-22 The story of copyright is the history of the entertainment industry, including books, music, movies, television, computers, and the internet. Since its inception in America 210 years ago, copyright law has been the primary protector of the right of authors. Over the course of its history, however, myriad technology developments have produced constant pressure on the law, forcing copyright to adapt or expand to accommodate our creations. In The Illustrated Story of Copyright, Professor Edward Samuels explains in a straightforward and colorful style the history and intricacies of copyright. From the printing press to the photocopying machine, the phonograph to MP3, this comprehensive guide explains the basic principles of copyright law and brings to life the relevant copyright technologies. Samuels takes copyright, commonly perceived to be difficult subject, and gives it a fresh and engaging edge. The Illustrated Story of Copyright is an essential tool to navigate the complex partnership of creativity and property rights.
Rules and Regulations for the Registration of Claims to Copyright Copyright Office 1921
Copyright Stephen M. McJohn 2006-01-01 The Examples & Explanations format is used for maximum effectiveness: clear textual overviews introduce each new concept carefully chosen examples demonstrate the applications and are followed by questions straightforward explanations answer the questions and provide additional follow-up
General Revision of the Copyright Law Library of Congress. Copyright Office 1957
United States Code United States 1989
Copyright Law Revision Library of Congress. Copyright Office 1961
Before Copyright Elizabeth Armstrong 2002-05-09 Details the development of the privilege system, a precursor to copyright, in early sixteenth-century French publishing.
Patent, Copyright & Trademark Stephen Elias 2001 Written for programmers, publishers, writers and others who need to understand the terminology of intellectual property law, this bestseller provides: -- an overview of patent, copyright, trademark and trade-secret law -- explanations of the scope of protection each device offers -- clear definitions of intellectual property terminology -- sample legal forms The 4th edition offers readers new information on licensing, expanded definitions and a comprehensive discussion of Internet issues.
Copyright Law Revision 1960
Copyright Law Revision: 1964 revision bill Library of Congress. Copyright Office 1961
Copyright it Yourself E. G. Hirsch 1979
Copyrights and Copywrongs Siva Vaidhyanathan 2003-04 Argues that strict legal guidelines prove insensitive to the diverse forms of cultural expression prevalent in the United States
Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series Library of Congress. Copyright Office 1968
Copyright Robert A. Gorman 1999 In the last few years there has been an exponential growth in the attention paid to Copyright by the courts, Congress, owners of intellectual property & the public. The law of Copyright determines the extent of ownership rights in creative products such as those embodied in books, plays, theatrical & television films, recordings, computer software & other forms of expression. These creations of the mind have greatly increased in value in the United States & abroad, as the public seems to have an unlimited appetite for them. .
General Revision of the Copyright Law, Hearings Held Before the Committee on Patents... United States. Congress. House. Patents Committee 1932
The Origin of Copyright Wenwei Guan 2021-07-20 Contemporary copyright was born in a heroic era of human history when technologies facilitated idea dissemination through the book trade reaching out mass readership. This book provides insights on the copyright evolution and how proprietary individual expression’s copyright protection forms an integral part of our knowing in being, driven by the advances of technology through the proliferating trading frameworks. The book captures what is central in the process of copyright evolution which is an "onto-epistemological offset". It goes on to explain that copyright’s protection of knowing in originality’s delineation of expression and fair use/dealing’s legitimization of unauthorized use and being are not isolatable, but rather mutually implicated. While the classic strict determinism has been subject to an onto-epistemological challenge, the book looks at the proliferation of global trade and advent of information technology and how they show us the beauty and possibility of intra-dependence between copyright authorship, entrepreneurship, and readership, which calls for a fresh copyright onto-epistemology. Building on its onto-epistemological critiques on the stakeholder, force, and mechanism of copyright evolution, the book helps readers understand why, not only copyright, but also law in general, and justice too, need to be onto-epistemologically balanced, as this is categorically imperative for being, the fundamental law of nature.
Copyright and Technological Change United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice 1985
Reclaiming Fair Use Patricia Aufderheide 2011-07-15 In the increasingly complex and combative arena of copyright in the digital age, record companies sue college students over peer-to-peer music sharing, YouTube removes home movies because of a song playing in the background, and filmmakers are denied a distribution deal when some permissions “i” proves undottable. Patricia Aufderheide and Peter Jaszi chart a clear path through the confusion by urging a robust embrace of a principle long-embedded in copyright law, but too often poorly understood—fair use. By challenging the widely held notion that current copyright law has become unworkable and obsolete in the era of digital technologies, Reclaiming Fair Use promises to reshape the debate in both scholarly circles and the creative community. This indispensable guide distills the authors’ years of experience advising documentary filmmakers, English teachers, performing arts scholars, and other creative professionals into no-nonsense advice and practical examples for content producers. Reclaiming Fair Use begins by surveying the landscape of contemporary copyright law—and the dampening effect it can have on creativity—before laying out how the fair-use principle can be employed to avoid copyright violation. Finally, Aufderheide and Jaszi summarize their work with artists and professional groups to develop best practice documents for fair use and discuss fair use in an international context. Appendixes address common myths about fair use and provide a template for creating the reader’s own best practices. Reclaiming Fair Use will be essential reading for anyone concerned with the law, creativity, and the ever-broadening realm of new media.
Extending the Duration of Copyright Protection in Certain Cases United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee No. 3 1962 Committee Serial No. 27. Considers H.J. Res. 627, to provide an interim five-year extension for all copyrights due to expire, pending general revision of the Copyright Act.

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