Copyright in Architecture in the United States

Copyright in Architecture in the United States

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Copyright in architecture is an important, but little understood subject in the architectural discipline. Copyright is a legal concept that gives the creator of a work the exclusive right to use that work for a limited time. These rights can be an important mechanism through which architects can protect their designs.Architecture has not always been covered by copyright law. In 1790, when the first copyright law was passed, copyright was only granted in "books, maps, and charts." In 1909, Congress broadened the scope of copyright protection to include all "writings of an author.
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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135876287
  • 9786135876284