Copyright Law of the United States

Note that this version of the Copyright Law does not yet reflect amendments made by enactment of the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, P.L. 113-144, signed Aug. 1, 2014.
Complete version of the U.S. Copyright Law, December 2011 [size 2 MB]

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Preface: Amendments to Title 17 since 1976
Chapter 1: Subject Matter and Scope of Copyright
Chapter 2: Copyright Ownership and Transfer
Chapter 3: Duration of Copyright
Chapter 4: Copyright Notice, Deposit, and Registration
Chapter 5: Copyright Infringement and Remedies
Chapter 6: Importation and Exportation
Chapter 7: Copyright Office
Chapter 8: Proceedings by Copyright Royalty Judges
Chapter 9: Protection of Semiconductor Chip Products
Chapter 10: Digital Audio Recording Devices and Media
Chapter 11: Sound Recordings and Music Videos
Chapter 12: Copyright Protection and Management Systems
Chapter 13: Protection of Original Designs
Appendix A: The Copyright Act of 1976
Appendix B: The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998
Appendix C: The Copyright Royalty and Distribution Reform Act of 2004
Appendix D: The Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004
Appendix E: The Intellectual Property Protection and Courts Amendments Act of 2004
Appendix F: The Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008
Appendix G: The Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010
Appendix H: Title 18 — Crimes and Criminal Procedure, U. S. Code
Appendix I: Title 28 — Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, U. S. Code
Appendix J: Title 44 — Public Printing and Documents, U. S. Code
Appendix K: The Berne Convention Implementation Act of 1988
Appendix L: The Uruguay Round Agreements Act of 1994
Appendix M: GATT⁄Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) Agreement, Part II
Appendix N: Definition of “Berne Convention Work