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U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §§ 101 et seq.

Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1978
Date of Text (Enacted):October 19, 1976
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs
Notes:The notification by the United States of America to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The referenced laws and regulations define the works protected by copyright, rights associated with copyright, limitations and exceptions in relation to copyright, enforcement provisions and remedies, procedures administered by the Copyright Office in relation to registration of copyright, and other measures that implement referenced Articles'.
Available Texts: 
English

U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §§ 101 et seq. U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §§ 101 et seq., Complete document (pdf) [607 KB] U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §§ 101 et seq., Complete document (htm) [497 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi sur le droit d'auteur, 17 U.S.C. §§ 101 et suivants Loi sur le droit d'auteur, 17 U.S.C. §§ 101 et suivants, Complete document (pdf) [776 KB]

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