ERIC Number: ED165758
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Dec-10
Reference Count: N/A
The Copyright Revision Act of 1976.
Kintner, Earl W.; And Others
Though not exhaustive, this report explains the substantive aspects of the Copyright Revision Act of 1976 that would be of interest to copyright proprietors and/or users of copyrightable works. The major part of the report deals with the subject matter and scope of copyright; topics discussed include fair use, reproduction by libraries and archives, ownership rights in lawfully made copies, exempt performances, cable television-secondary transmission, ephemeral recordings, sound recordings, recording rights in music, jukebox exemption, and public broadcasting. Other areas covered are the new scheme of statutory copyright, copyright ownership and transfer, the formalities necessary for enjoying the rights of copyright ownership, copyright infringement and remedies, manufacturing requirements in importation, the Copyright Royalty Tribunal, criminal offenses, and supplemental considerations. For quick reference, a summary of highlights from the Act is provided at the beginning. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn, Washington, DC.