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Mary Minow: Good morning. I understand that international treaty discussions concerning libraries, archives and copyright are scheduled in Geneva in November 2011. How did that come to be? Winston Tabb: Really, where we began was at the International Federation of Library Associations and Instititutions (IFLA) World Congress in Oslo in 2005. We didn’t start with […]

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An Insider’s View of the WIPO: Interview with Janice T. Pilch, Associate Professor of Library Administration and Humanities Librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign An international copyright advocate for the Library Copyright Alliance, which consists of the American Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries, and the Association of Research Libraries, […]

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Here’s a quick interview with Kenneth Crews, who prepared the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Study on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives for its Seventeenth Session in Geneva, November 3 to 7, 2008.Minow:  What sparked your interest in studying library exceptions to copyright law around the world? Crews: I was invited by the […]

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The public meeting has been postponed until Dec. 12, but the public comment deadline remains the same, Nov. 13th.  The Department of Commerce is soliciting input on the Internet Policy Task Force’s green paper,  “Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy,”  produced by the USPTO and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). Questions […]

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The WIPO Copyright and Performances and Phonograms Treaties Implementation Act of 1998 deleted the definition of “Berne Convention work” from section 101.1 Pub. L. No. 105-304, 112 Stat. 2861. The definition of Berne Convention work, as deleted, is as follows: A work is a “Berne Convention work” if – (1) in the case of an […]

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Appendix V. Additional Provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act1 Section 1. Short Title. This Act may be cited as the “Digital Millennium Copyright Act”. Title I – WIPO Treaties Implementation Sec. 101. Short Title. This title may be cited as the “WIPO Copyright and Performances and Phonograms Treaties Implementation Act of 1998″. * * […]

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Chapter 121 1201. Circumvention of copyright protection systems 1202. Integrity of copyright management information 1203. Civil remedies 1204. Criminal offenses and penalties 1205. Savings clause § 1201. Circumvention of copyright protection systems2 (a) Violations Regarding Circumvention of Technological Measures. – (1)(A) No person shall circumvent a technological measure that effectively controls access to a work […]

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Copyright Notice, Deposit, and Registration 401. Notice of copyright: Visually perceptible copies 402. Notice of copyright: Phonorecords of sound recordings 403. Notice of copyright: Publications incorporating United States Government works 404. Notice of copyright: Contributions to collective works 405. Notice of copyright: Omission of notice on certain copies and phonorecords 406. Notice of copyright: Error […]

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101. Definitions 102. Subject matter of copyright: In general 103. Subject matter of copyright: Compilations and derivative works 104. Subject matter of copyright: National origin 104A. Copyright in restored works 105. Subject matter of copyright: United States Government works 106. Exclusive rights in copyrighted works 106A. Rights of certain authors to attribution and integrity 107. […]

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Circular 92 The Constitutional Provision Respecting Copyright The Congress shall have Power … To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries (United States Constitution, Article I, Section 8) This volume contains the text of title 17 […]

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