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“A World of Copyright Confusion on the Web”

By: Partner Craig Smith 

Published in the National Law Journal

Mark Twain’s contemporary, Charles Dickens, visited America for the first time in 1842 and received a hero’s welcome. Americans loved his books. Although the books sold well in the New World, Dickens received very little in return because of a lack of enforceable copyright laws. To remedy this situation, he lobbied for international copyright protection in the United States, which came to fruition in the International Copyright Act of 1891.

Read the full article published in the National Law Journal


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