All posts tagged public domain

What Is The Public Domain?

“How do I know if something is in the public domain?” Public domain is a frequently used term in copyright parlance, yet it isn’t defined in copyright statutes. Below we provide insight into when something¬†is in the public domain under […]

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Copyright Laws in U.S. Government Works

Is There Copyright in U.S. Government Works? This post examines when U.S. government works are in the public domain. The general rule is that works created by federal government employees

Copyright Qs & As: Duration of Copyright Protection

4.1 Question: Is there a simple way to determine duration of a copyright work in the U.S.? Answer: The duration of copyright protection in the U.S. is more complicated

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