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Copyright Restoration: The Supreme Court's Upcoming Decision in Golan v. Holder

The Supreme Court is being asked to determine whether Congress violated the Constitution when it restored copyrights in certain foreign works that had entered the public domain in the US. If the Court holds that it was unconstitutional, the copyright owners will be stripped of their exclusive rights...

Supreme Court Upheld Constitutionality of Copyright Restoration: Golan v. Holder

In Golan v. Holder [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of 17 U.S.C. § 104A , which restores the copyright in certain foreign works that have entered the public domain in the US. The Court avoided a possible conflict with international...