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ERIC Number: ED098925
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Sep-12
Pages: 81
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An Act for the General Revisions of the Copyright Law, Title 17 of the United States Code, and for Other Purposes. Senate Bill 1361. Ninety-Third Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.
This text of Senate Bill 1361, placed before the 93rd session of the United States Congress, proposes a number of revisions in the federal copyright law. The bill defines the terminology of copyright and stipulates exclusive rights in copyrighted works, including print materials; sound recordings; pictoral, graphic, and scuptural works; and performances. The limitations on exclusive rights are defined with respect to: fair use, reproduction by libraries and archives, effect of transfer of a particular copy or phonorecord, exemption of certain performances and displays, ephemeral recordings, and secondary transmissions, including details on transmission by cable systems. The scope of exclusive rights is specified in terms of use in conjunction with computers and similar information systems. The bill also outlines ownership, transfer, and duration of a copyright; copyright notice, deposit, and registration; provisions for foreign works; infringement penalties; and the functioning of the Copyright Office and the Copyright Royalty Tribunal. (SL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.