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" ... the design of a useful article, as defined in this section, shall be considered a pictorial, graphic, or sculptural work only if, and only to the extent that, such design incorporates pictorial, graphic, or sculptural features that can be identified... "
The Industrial Innovation and Technology Act: hearing before the ... - Page 173
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks - 1987
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Copyright Law Symposium

American Society of Composers - Law - 1997 - 561 pages
...article is considered a 'useful article.'"43 Still, the design of a useful article may be copyrighted "to the extent that such design incorporates pictorial,...existing independently of, the utilitarian aspects of the article."44 According to official Copyright Office policy, "[determination of separability may be made...
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United States Code: Containing the General and Permanent ..., Volume 7; Volume 9

United States - Law - 1989
...defined in this section, shall be considered a pictorial, graphic, or sculptural work only if, and only to the extent that, such design incorporates pictorial,...independently of, the utilitarian aspects of the article. A "pseudonymous work" is a work on the copies or phonorecords of which the author is identified under...
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Copyright Law Revision: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Courts, Civil ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice - Copyright - 1976
...registration. The same was true of those threedimensional designs that can be conceptually separated and are capable of existing independently of the utilitarian aspects of the article embodying them, such as a lamp base in the form of a human figure, or even as it is later evolved,...
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Copyright Protection for Imprinted Design Patterns on Semiconductor Chips ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice - Copyright - 1979 - 79 pages
...defined in this section, shall be considered a pictorial, graphic, or sculptural work only if, and only to the extent that, such design incorporates pictorial,...independently of the utilitarian aspects of the article." ("Useful articles" are defined as those having an "intrinsic utilitarian function that is not merely...
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The Semiconductor Chip Protection Act of 1983: Hearing Before the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks - Computer industry - 1984 - 168 pages
...a useful article ... snail be considered a pictorial, graphic, or sculptural wont only if, and only to the extent that, such design incorporates pictorial,...independently of, the utilitarian aspects of the article." 17 OSC S101 (Supp. IV 1980). In commenting on this definition, however, the House Committee on tne...
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Copyright Protection for Semiconductor Chips: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice - Computer industry - 1984 - 494 pages
...copyright protects the design of a useful article presently only to the extent that artistic features can be identified separately from, and are capable of existing independently of, utilitarian aspects of the article. Third, copyright in a technical drawing or other representation...
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Copyright and Technological Change: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice - Copyright - 1985 - 555 pages
...section 101) ". . . shall be considered a pictorial, graphic, and sculptural work only if, and only to the extent that, such design incorporates pictorial,...independently of, the utilitarian aspects of the article." (Emphasis added). No court has ordered otherwise and, therefore, mask works never have received copyright...
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U.S. Adherence to the Berne Convention: Hearings Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks - Arts - 1987 - 734 pages
...provided that the "design of a useful article* is considered a protectible PCS work "... only if, and only to the extent that, such design incorporates pictorial,...independently of, the utilitarian aspects of the article." (emphasis added). The protection of works of architecture is limited not only by the restrictions under...
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Intellectual Property and Trade--1987: Oversight Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice - Copyright - 1987 - 191 pages
..."only if, and only to the extent that, such design incorporates pictorial, graphic or -4aculptural features that can be identified separately from and...independently of, the utilitarian aspects of the article" (17 uSC $101). Whether this level of protection is adequate or whether additional legislative provisions...
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Intellectual Property and Trade--1987: Oversight Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice - Copyright - 1987 - 191 pages
...if. and only to the extent that, such design incorporates pictorial, graphic or sculptural feature* that can be Identified separately from and are capable...independently of, the utilitarian aspects of the article" (17 USC S101). Whether this level of protection is adequate or whether additional legislative provisions...
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