TITLE

WIPO Bill Is Now Law

PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Billboard;11/07/98, Vol. 110 Issue 45, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that United States President Bill Clinton has signed into law two World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) treaties. Legislation to bring US copyright law into harmony with the two treaties; Clinton's signing the Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Act; Compromise amendment which offers background music licensing exemptions for qualifying restaurants, bars, and retail locations; Criticism of the act by European and Irish authors' and music publishers' groups.
ACCESSION #
1239357

 

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