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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 are in the public domain; however not all government works are […]

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What Enters the Public Domain in 2013 as Defined by Copyright Laws?

Defining Public Domain or PD Works Although commonly used in copyright parlance, the phrase public domain is often misunderstood.  Public domain or PD is commonly used to refer to

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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