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January 15, 2019 4:53 am  #1


I was just wondering what the current laws were regarding song copyrights and their duration before they become 'public domain' songs?  Thanks in advance.   J.S.


January 15, 2019 9:40 am  #2

Re: Copyrights?

I had read about this being a part of the USMCA, so I did a search and found the following article that mentions this issue.
"Intellectual property and digital trade: The deal extends the terms of copyright to 70 years beyond the life of the author (up from 50). It also extends the period that a pharmaceutical drug can be protected from generic competition, and includes new provisions to deal with the digital economy, including prohibiting duties on things like music and e-books, and protections for internet companies so they’re not liable for content their users produce."



January 17, 2019 12:26 am  #3

Re: Copyrights?

Sound copyright or publishing copyright?

Tom Diehl

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