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Report on Orphan Works

By Library of Congress

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Book Id: WPLBN0002096553
Format Type: PDF eBook
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Reproduction Date: 2006
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Title: Report on Orphan Works  
Author: Library of Congress
Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Drama and Literature, Copyright Laws
Collection: Authors Community
Subcollection: Education
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Publisher: United States Copyright Office
Member Page: PG Reading Room

This Report addresses the issue of “orphan works,” a term used to describe the situation where the owner of a copyrighted work cannot be identified and located by someone who wishes to make use of the work in a manner that requires permission of the copyright owner. Even where the user has made a reasonably diligent effort to find the owner, if the owner is not found, the user faces uncertainty – she cannot determine whether or under what conditions the owner would permit use. Where the proposed use goes beyond an exemption or limitation to copyright, the user cannot reduce the risk of copyright liability for such use, because there is always a possibility, however remote, that a copyright owner could bring an infringement action after that use has begun.


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