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Data for 'U.S. Copyright Termination Notices 1977-2020: Introducing New Datasets'

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posted on 03.09.2021, 03:24 by Joshua YuvarajJoshua Yuvaraj, Rebecca GiblinRebecca Giblin, Daniel Russo-BatterhamDaniel Russo-Batterham
These are the two datasets accompanying the paper Yuvaraj J., Giblin, R, Russo-Batterham, D, and Grant, G, 'U.S. Copyright Termination Notices 1977-2020: Introducing New Datasets' (forthcoming in the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2021).

titles_203 is a set of all titles subject to termination notices under § 203 of the U.S. Copyright Act (which relates to post-1978 grants of copyright). It also includes notices contesting those termination notices (filed by record labels, publishers, etc). and notices withdrawing those termination notices.

titles_304 is a set of all titles subject to termination notices under § 304 of the U.S. Copyright Act (which relates to pre-1978 grants of copyright). It also includes notices contesting those termination notices (filed by record labels, publishers, etc). and notices withdrawing those termination notices.

The work was supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship, the Monash University Graduate Excellence Scholarship, and a Monash University Faculty of Law Top-Up Scholarship, funded by an ARC Future Fellowship provided to Associate Professor Rebecca Giblin (FT170100011).

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Reclaiming copyright's lost cultural value for authors and the public

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