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Copyright Basics for Home Designers & Publishers (Paperback)
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Copyright Basics for Home Designers and Publishers

(c) 1996, 52 pages

Introduction:

This manuscript has been prepared primarily for designers and publishers to provide basic information about copyrights. It includes two parts. Part I discusses the basics of copyright law as applied to designers and publishers. Part II includes information on how to register copyrights in architectural plans and designs.

About the author:

David E. Bennett is partner in the firm Coats & Bennett, PLLC, in Cary, North Carolina. Mr. Bennett concentrates in the area of patent, trademark, and copyright and is registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and received a Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1985. 

Contents

  • What is a Copyright?
  • Subject Matter of Copyrights
  • Requirements for Copyright Protection
  • Scope of Protection of Designs
  • Ownership of Copyrights
  • Transfer of Rights
  • Derivative Works
  • Notice and Publication
  • Registration and Deposit Requirements
  • Infringement of Copyright
  • What is a Registration?
  • Benefits of Registration
  • Architectural Plans and Architectural Works
  • Overview of Registration Procedure
  • Details On the Mechanics of Registration
  • Examples of Completed Applications
 

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