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Copyright Outline – Table of Contents I. BASES FOR PROTECTION OF WORKS UNDER UNITED STATES COPYRIGHT LAW A. CONSTITUTIONAL POWER OF CONGRESS TO PROVIDE COPYRIGHT PROTECTION – PG. 1 B. ECONOMIC BASIS FOR UNITED STATES COPYRIGHT PROTECTION – PG. 1 C. PROMOTION OF ARTS AND SCIENCES – PG. 1 II. PREREQUISITES FOR FEDERAL STATUTORY COPYRIGHT PROTECTION A. STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS – PG. 2 B. FIXATION – PG. 2 1. INVESTING A WORK WITH FEDERAL COPYRIGHT PROTECTION UNDER THE 1909 ACT 2. COMMON LAW COPYRIGHT PROTECTION C. ORIGINALITY – PG. 5 1. DUAL TEST OF ORIGINALITY a. INDEPENDENT CREATION b. CREATIVITY 2. ORIGINALITY OF PHOTOGRAPHS 3. ORIGINALITY IN MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS 4. ORIGINALITY IN ARCHITECTURAL WORKS D. EXPRESSION – PG. 10 1. IDEA/EXPRESSION DICHOTOMY 2. MERGER DOCTRINE 3. BLANK FORMS 4. SCENES A FAIRE III. COPYRIGHTABLE SUBJECT MATTER A. LITERARY WORKS – PG. 18 1. CONVERSATIONS 2. FACTS 3. CHARACTERS 4. COMPUTER PROGRAMS a. ALTAI ABSTRACTION-FILTRATION-COMPARISON TEST b. §117 LIMITATIONS 5. TYPEFACE DESIGNS B. MUSICAL WORKS – PG. 27 C. DRAMATIC WORKS – PG. 27 D. PANTOMIMES AND CHEROGRAPHIC WORKS – PG. 28 E. PICTORIAL, GRAPHIC, AND SCULPTURAL WORKS – PG. 28 1. MAPS 2. COLORS 3. USEFUL ARTICLES OR WORKS OF APPLIED ART a. EXCEPTION (1) PHYSICAL SEPARABILITY (2) CONCEPTUAL SEPARABILITY (3) TOY EXCEPTION F. AUDIOVISUAL WORKS – PG. 32 G. SOUNDS RECORDINGS – PG. 33 1. PRE-1972 SOUND RECORDINGS H.

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