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17 USC Ch. 1: Front Matter
From Title 17-COPYRIGHTSCHAPTER 1-SUBJECT MATTER AND SCOPE OF COPYRIGHT
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CHAPTER 1-SUBJECT MATTER AND SCOPE OF COPYRIGHT

Sec.
101.
Definitions.
102.
Subject matter of copyright: In general.
103.
Subject matter of copyright: Compilations and derivative works.
104.
Subject matter of copyright: National origin.
104A.
Copyright in restored works.
105.
Subject matter of copyright: United States Government works.
106.
Exclusive rights in copyrighted works.
106A.
Rights of certain authors to attribution and integrity.
107.
Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use.
108.
Limitations on exclusive rights: Reproduction by libraries and archives.
109.
Limitations on exclusive rights: Effect of transfer of particular copy or phonorecord.
110.
Limitations on exclusive rights: Exemption of certain performances and displays.
111.
Limitations on exclusive rights: Secondary transmissions of broadcast programming by cable.
112.
Limitations on exclusive rights: Ephemeral recordings.
113.
Scope of exclusive rights in pictorial, graphic, and sculptural works.
114.
Scope of exclusive rights in sound recordings.
115.
Scope of exclusive rights in nondramatic musical works: Compulsory license for making and distributing phonorecords.
116.
Negotiated licenses for public performances by means of coin-operated phonorecord players.
[116A.
Renumbered.]
117.
Limitations on exclusive rights: Computer programs.
118.
Scope of exclusive rights: Use of certain works in connection with noncommercial broadcasting.
119.
Limitations on exclusive rights: Secondary transmissions of distant television programming by satellite.
120.
Scope of exclusive rights in architectural works.
121.
Limitations on exclusive rights: Reproduction for blind or other people with disabilities.
121A.
Limitations on exclusive rights: reproduction for blind or other people with disabilities in Marrakesh Treaty countries.
122.
Limitations on exclusive rights: Secondary transmissions of local television programming by satellite.

        

Amendments

2018- Pub. L. 115–261, §2(b), Oct. 9, 2018, 132 Stat. 3669 , added item 121A.

2010- Pub. L. 111–175, title I, §§102(a)(2), 103(a)(2), 104(a)(2), May 27, 2010, 124 Stat. 1219 , 1227, 1231, added items 111, 119, and 122 and struck out former items 111 "Limitations on exclusive rights: Secondary transmissions", 119 "Limitations on exclusive rights: Secondary transmissions of superstations and network stations for private home viewing", and 122 "Limitations on exclusive rights: Secondary transmissions by satellite carriers within local markets".

2002- Pub. L. 107–273, div. C, title III, §13210(2)(B), (3)(B), Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1909 , substituted "Reproduction" for "reproduction" in item 121 and "Limitations on exclusive rights: Secondary transmissions by satellite carriers within local markets" for "Limitations on exclusive rights; secondary transmissions by satellite carriers within local market" in item 122.

1999- Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, §1000(a)(9) [title I, §1002(c)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536 , 1501A-527, added item 122.

1997- Pub. L. 105–80, §12(a)(2), Nov. 13, 1997, 111 Stat. 1534 , substituted "Limitations on exclusive rights: Computer programs" for "Scope of exclusive rights: Use in conjunction with computers and similar information systems" in item 117.

1996- Pub. L. 104–197, title III, §316(b), Sept. 16, 1996, 110 Stat. 2417 , added item 121.

1994- Pub. L. 103–465, title V, §514(c), Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4981 , substituted "Copyright in restored works" for "Copyright in certain motion pictures" in item 104A.

1993- Pub. L. 103–198, §3(a), (b)(2), Dec. 17, 1993, 107 Stat. 2309 , renumbered item 116A as 116 and struck out former item 116 "Scope of exclusive rights in nondramatic musical works: Compulsory licenses for public performances by means of coin-operated phonorecord players."

Pub. L. 103–182, title III, §334(b), Dec. 8, 1993, 107 Stat. 2115 , added item 104A.

1990- Pub. L. 101–650, title VI, §603(b), title VII, §704(b)(1), Dec. 1, 1990, 104 Stat. 5130 , 5134, added items 106A and 120.

1988- Pub. L. 100–667, title II, §202(6), Nov. 16, 1988, 102 Stat. 3958 , added item 119.

Pub. L. 100–568, §4(b)(2), Oct. 31, 1988, 102 Stat. 2857 , substituted "Compulsory licenses for public performances" for "Public performances" in item 116 and added item 116A.