PD8 represents a great deal of labor, for which the Reporters deserve recognition. As detailed below, however, PD8’s occasional departures from or omissions of statutory text may not only be misleading or confusing, but – as has been the case with prior drafts – often have the result, if not the purpose, of whittling down the scope of copyright protection. In addition to identifying those instances and explaining their consequences, the following comments will suggest clarifications to some of the Comments and Illustrations.
Intellectual Property Law | Law
Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts
Jane C. Ginsburg,
Comments on Preliminary Draft 8 [black letter and comments],
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/faculty_scholarship/3956