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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on September 06, 2001 at 23:07:28:
In Reply to: Storyline posted by bruce on September 06, 2001 at 04:03:59:
: I am looking to use a storyline from a novel written in the 60s. Essentially it will be unreconisable apart from similarities in the plot (even these are tenuous). Am I infringing on any copyright laws
Story lines are not protected by copyright, only the mode of expression is protected.
I this weren't so there would be to may love songs.
M. Arthur Auslander
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