Section 514 of URAA does not exceed Congress’ authority under the Copyright Clause of the US Constitution: US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court ruled that Section 514 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA) does not exceed Congress’ authority under the Copyright Clause of the US Constitution. The Court said “The text of the Copyright Clause does not exclude application of copyright protection to works in the public domain.”

Section 514 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA) grants copyright protection to works protected in their country of origin, but lacking protection in the United States.

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