Re: Re: Copyright in Old Photos
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Posted by Don Wheeler on August 20, 2001 at 14:47:02:
In Reply to: Re: Copyright in Old Photos posted by M. Arthur Auslander on August 19, 2001 at 22:23:08:
: : Does copyright subsist in 2001 in a photo of which prints wre sold or given away prior to 1960 if copyright was never filed with the Copyright Office nor renewed after 28 years?
: Dear Mr. Wheeler,
: It would have to be checked, but I think, at this point that there is no availaable protection.
: M. Arthur Auslander
Dear Mr. Auslander:
Thank you for your response. Is there a "magic date" to this? In other words, if the first print was sold or given away in 1965, or 1970, would the answer be different? Understanding that the photos in question were never published in print media.
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