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Reported to Senate amended (07/01/1999)

Makes technical amendments to Federal copyright law.

Revises the denial of copyright protection for a design embodied in a useful article made public by the designer or owner in the United States or a foreign country more than a certain period of time before the date of the application for copyright registration, to increase from one year to two years such period of time before registration application and consequent copyright denial.