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United States Copyright Office
Library of Congress Copyright Office News
United States Copyright Laws
United States Constitution:
- U.S. Const. art. I, §. 8, cl. 8 (Patent and Copyright Clause)
"The Congress shall have power . . . To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries"
- U.S. Const. amend. I
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press . . ."
United States Code:
All pertinent United States copyright statues have been compiled and can be found at the Library of Congress's Copyright Office website, http://www.copyright.gov/title17/.
The United States Code can, of course, also be found at the Government Printing Office's excellent website, FDSys, at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/.
United States Code of Federal Regulations:
- CFR Title 37
Regulations from the Copyright Office, includes information and documents on the rulemaking process.
- CFR Title 37
Regulations from GPO Access.
- Federal Register Notices
Proposed rules, notices, announcements, and other documents from the Copyright Office in the Federal Register.