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Every Writer's Guide to Copyright and...

The Illustrated Story of Copyright

The Copyright Permission and Libel Hanbook

Copyright Plain and Simple

Kirsch's Handbook of Publishing Law

U.S. Copyright and Genealogy

Chapter 1 - Subject Matter and Scope of Copyright

Chapter 2 - Copyright Ownership and Transfer

Chapter 3 - Duration of Copyright

Chapter 4 - Copyright, Notice, Deposit, and Registration

Chapter 5 - Copyright Infringement and Remedies

Chapter 6 - Manufacturing Requirements and Importation

Chapter 7 - Copyright Office

Chapter 8 - Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panels

Chapter 9 - Protection of  Semiconductor Chip Products (Not included here)

Chapter 10 - Digital Audio Recording Devices and Media (Not included here)

Chapter 12 - Copyright Protection And Management Systems

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