Written by attorney Gerald Ray Prettyman

Introduction to Copyright

This guide will describe the basics of copyright.

Additional resources provided by the author

FN1) This posting is Part 1 of a series on Copyright. FN2) 17 U.S.C. § 102(a). FN3) 17 U.S.C. § 102(b). FN4) 17 U.S.C. § 106. FN5) 17 U.S.C. § 410(c). FN6) 17 U.S.C. § 411(a). FN7) 17 U.S.C. §§ 412, 504(c), 505. FN8) U.S. Copyright Office, Help: List of Acceptable File Types, Revised: 16-Jun-2009, FN9) U.S. Copyright Office, Fees, Revised: 17-Sep-2009, FN10) U.S. Copyright Office, Copyright Notices, FN11) Copyright Office, Form CO Instructions, Revised 08/2009,

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