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December 2007

Articles & Reports – Entertainment Law Committee

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Copyright Infringement: The Standards in Your Circuit

 Download Publication The Constitution grants Congress the power to enact copyright legislation for the purpose of promoting and protecting the writings of authors.i The purpose of copyright is to ensure that authors enjoy the “fruits of their labor” and to preserve the incentive to create.ii By passing the Copyright Act of 1976,iii Congress cast aside…