Re: Re: Re: Re: Unreleased British films legal on video in U.S.?
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on February 10, 2001 at 06:22:57:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Re: Unreleased British films legal on video in U.S.? posted by Rebecca on February 09, 2001 at 13:03:49:
: Thanks, but why have this forum if you answer questions with, "Without research... my understanding is...?"
: I'd think if you wanted to bother with this forum, you *would* research answers.
: : Dear Rebecca.
: : Without research, my understanding of the law is that in the UK under Berne convention, no registration is required for a copyright.
: : I believe that there is treaty protection for about 100 countries. In order to sue a registration must be obtained. The copyright exists even without registration.
: : I am not aware of any public domain status because of publication in another country.
: : M. Arthur Auslander
You have gotten a lot of good free advice here. I take profressional responsiblity for what I get paid for.
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