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Righting The Titled Scale: Expansion Of Artists' Rights In The United States, Colleen P. Battle Jan 1986

Righting The Titled Scale: Expansion Of Artists' Rights In The United States, Colleen P. Battle

Cleveland State Law Review

This Note focuses on the expansion of artists' rights in the United States, specifically the moral rights of paternity and integrity. It explores the history of judicial denial of moral rights and the attempt to gain protection through traditional causes of action. The Note then analyzes barriers to adoption of the moral rights doctrine, with emphasis on the challenge to traditional property concepts. The California Art Preservation Act of 1980 and the 1984 Artists' Authorship Act of New York are discussed and evaluated. This Note recommends adoption of the California statute as the model for future artists' rights legislation and ...


The 1976 Copyright Act: Advances For The Creator, I. Fred Koenigsberg Jan 1977

The 1976 Copyright Act: Advances For The Creator, I. Fred Koenigsberg

Cleveland State Law Review

The 1976 Copyright Act represents a major advance for the creator. This is not to say that every provision is favorable to the creator. The new law is extremely complex, and the effects of many of its provisions are even now the subject of debate. The improvements of the new law over the 1909 Copyright Act are of such significance, however, as to justify its characterization by the Register of Copyrights as "an author's bill." This paper, based upon a panel discussion of the new law held at the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts National Art Law Conference on ...


The Film Collector, The Fbi, And The Copyright Act, Francis M. Nevins Jr. Jan 1977

The Film Collector, The Fbi, And The Copyright Act, Francis M. Nevins Jr.

Cleveland State Law Review

We are presently in the early middle stages of a media revolution which will reach its climax when films, in one form or another, will be found in people's homes and under consumers' control in much the same way as books and phonograph records. Although the availability of home videotaping equipment represents a giant step forward in the process, the revolution began long before the invention of the Betamax. For well over twenty years hobbyist film collectors, currently between 20,000 and 120,000 in number, have been purchasing sixteen and thirty-five millimeter prints of both copyrighted and public ...