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COPYRIGHT GENERAL REFERENCE

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United States Copyright Office 

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The Copyright Act of 1976

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The 1909 Copyright Act as amended 

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Original 1909 Act (as revised 1973 PDF) 

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The Copyright Act of 1790 (PDF

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Copyright Office Regulations

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Copyright Registration Procedures

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Copyright Office Record Search

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Copyright Office MLs

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Copyright Office Historical Documents

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Compendium II of Copyright Office Practices (1984) (out-of-date)

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Compendium I of Copyright Office Practices (July 1973) (superseded)

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Copyright &Fair Use Site (Stanford University)

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Copyright Society of the U.S.A.

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Copyright Law collection (Cornell Law School's Legal Information Network)
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The 1976 Copyright Act

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Copyright Information Page (University of Michigan)

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Copyright Resources Online (Yale University)

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The Copyright Website

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Creative Commons

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Peter Hirtle's Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States

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Professor Laura Gasaway's Chart: When Works Pass Into the Public Domain

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Professor Laura Gasaway's Chart: Comparison of section 110(1) and (2) before and after the TEACH Act

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The Institute for Learning Technologies Guide to Copyright (Columbia University)

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Intellectual Property Section (American Bar Association)

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Harvard's Copyright's Commons

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Timeline: A History of Copyright in the U.S. (Association of Research Libraries)

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White Paper Report on Intellectual Property and the National Information Infrastructure, 1995

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World Intellectual Property Organization Home Page
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Collection of Laws for Electronic Access (CLEA)

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WIPO COPYRIGHT TREATY

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WIPO PERFORMANCES AND PHONOGRAMS TREATY

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Copyright Office Summary of the DMCA (PDF)

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House Committee on the Judiciary hearing schedule

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Senate Committee on the Judiciary

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House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

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Senate Judiciary Committee's site on Protecting Creative Works in the Digital Age

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The Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Justice Department

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Supreme Court Center

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The Internet Archive

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The Digital Dilemma

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation's IP Archives

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The CONTU Final Report

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William Patry's Copyright Law and Practice

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William Patry's Copyright Blog

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Edward Samuels' excellent book: The Illustrated History of Copyright

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Columbia Law Library's Music Copyright Infringement Online Archive

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Michael Lesk's  online Search for renewal records for books from 1923-1963

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Project Gutenberg's online renewal records

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The Catalog of Copyright Entries scanned by Carnegie Mellon

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Lon Sobel's Copyright Navigator

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Heinonline's complete Federal Register archive

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Bouchat v. The Baltimore Ravens 

 

 
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