S.3689 - Copyright Cleanup, Clarification, and Corrections Act of 2010

A bill to clarify, improve, and correct the laws relating to copyrights. view all titles (5)

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  • Official: A bill to clarify, improve, and correct the laws relating to copyrights. as introduced.
  • Short: Copyright Cleanup, Clarification, and Corrections Act of 2010 as introduced.
  • Short: Copyright Cleanup, Clarification, and Corrections Act of 2010 as passed senate.
  • Short: Copyright Cleanup, Clarification, and Corrections Act of 2010 as passed house.
  • Short: Copyright Cleanup, Clarification, and Corrections Act of 2010 as enacted.

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Latest Vote

Result: Passed - November 15, 2010

Roll call number 566 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: S 3689 To clarify, improve, and correct the laws relating to copyrights

 

Official Summary

Copyright Cleanup, Clarification, and Corrections Act of 2010 - Eliminates the requirement that the Register of Copyrights maintain a directory of agents available to the public for inspection in both electronic and hard copy formats. (Maintains only the requirement that the directory be av

Official Summary

Copyright Cleanup, Clarification, and Corrections Act of 2010 - Eliminates the requirement that the Register of Copyrights maintain a directory of agents available to the public for inspection in both electronic and hard copy formats. (Maintains only the requirement that the directory be available through the Internet.) Authorizes a sworn or official certification to be electronically submitted to the Copyright Office. Repeals provisions providing that, prior to July 1, 1986, the importation into or public distribution in the United States of copies of a protected work consisting preponderantly of nondramatic literary material that is in the English language is prohibited unless the portions consisting of such material have been manufactured in the United States or Canada, subject to specified conditions and exceptions. Provides that the distribution of a phonorecord prior to 1978 shall not constitute a publication of the musical, dramatic, or literary work embodied therein. (Current law refers only to musical works.) Subjects all regulations issued by the Copyright Royalty Judges to Librarian of Congress approval and judicial review. (Under current law all regulations issued by the Copyright Royalty Judges are subject to the approval of the Librarian of Congress, but not to judicial review.)

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Organizations Supporting S.3689

  • Intellectual Property Owners Association

Organizations Opposing S.3689

  • American Society of Media Photographers




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