[Dixielandjazz] Copyright Law

Steve Barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Wed Jun 6 18:28:53 PDT 2007

Mike asked about songs registered before 1978. He is the synopsis covering
all the bases.

Steve Barbone

Works created after 1/1/1978  -  life of the longest surviving author plus
70 years -  earliest possible PD date is 1/1/2048

Works registered after 1/1/1923 but before 1/1/1978  -  95 years from the
date copyright was secured. - PD date is for 1923 songs is 2018.

Works registered before 1/1/1923 are Public Domain.

Steve Barbone

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