Archive for January, 2014

Prior to the 1976 Copyright Act (which went into effect in 1978) the max length of copyright was 56 years (the initial 28 plus an optional renew for 28). So works from 1957 would be entering the public domain this year. That includes: Plays and Books: Samuel Beckett: Endgame, Jack Kerouac: On the Road, Ayn […]

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Saturday, January 4th, 2014 at 12:29 | no comments
Category: Copyright

Great article by Zachary Strebeck explaining why you can’t copyright an idea, the limitations of copyright, and what is actually protected under copyright law. Read the article here.

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Friday, January 3rd, 2014 at 14:10 | 1 response
Category: Copyright
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