H.Amdt.531 to H.R.2589105th Congress (1997-1998)
Description: H.Amdt. 531 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Amendment makes technical changes to further clarify who owns the termination interest in a copyrighted work when an author passes away, and provides for the proper transfer of contractual obligations when a copyright is transferred.
An amendment to clarify language regarding the rights to ownership of a copyrighted work if the author dies without heirs. The amendment also states that a transfer of copyright ownership must recognize the original contractual obligations regarding residuals owed to writers, directors, and performers. The amendment would also make certain technical corrections to the bill.
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