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Intellectual Property Law

Columbia Law School

2012

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Duration Of Copyright In Audiovisual Works Under Us Copyright Law, Jane C. Ginsburg Jan 2012

Duration Of Copyright In Audiovisual Works Under Us Copyright Law, Jane C. Ginsburg

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Calculating the duration of US copyright in audiovisual works can be a daunting task, complicated by issues of transitional law spanning the US Copyright Acts of 1909 and 1976 and the latter’s subsequent amendments. Readers with an inclination for complexity will find their tastes amply satisfied when inquiry turns to the questions of private international law that also come into play when foreign audiovisual works are at issue. Gluttons for punishment will further relish addressing the relationship of the duration of copyright in an audiovisual work to the duration of copyright in the underlying literary work on which the ...