The Copyright Act preempts the GPL

John Cowan cowan at
Tue Feb 17 05:16:13 UTC 2004

Chloe Hoffman scripsit:
> You may want to take a look at Stewart v. Abend.

An interesting case, but not really apropos, because the pre-1976
copyright renewal scheme, like the corresponding termination provisions
in post-1976 law, are specially intended to arrange for the rights to
be recaptured by the author or his heirs.

> This is not legal advice, etc.


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