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Intellectual Property Rights in an Age of Electronics and Information

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Intellectual Property Rights in an Age of Electronics and Information

Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office
ISBN/ASIN: B003HNOJEA
Number of pages: 306

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This report examines the impact of recent and anticipated advances in communication and information technologies on the intellectual property system. It focuses primarily on the Federal copyright system, and on the continuing effectiveness of copyright law as a policy tool in the light of technologies such as audio and videorecorders, computer programs, electronic databases, and telecommunications networks.

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