U.S. Code, Title 17, Copyrights

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 1305. Term of Protection

     (a) In General.—Subject to subsection (b), the protection provided under this chapter for a design shall continue for a term of 10 years beginning on the date of the commencement of protection under section 1304.

     (b) Expiration.—All terms of protection provided in this section shall run to the end of the calendar year in which they would otherwise expire.

     (c) Termination of Rights.—Upon expiration or termination of protection in a particular design under this chapter, all rights under this chapter in the design shall terminate, regardless of the number of different articles in which the design may have been used during the term of its protection.

(Added Pub. L. 105–304, title V, § 502, Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2907.)

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 1305. Term of Protection," U.S. Code, Title 17, Copyrights in U.S. Code, Title 17, Copyrights (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed August 22, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QCBTAW1ZGHJWQZ1.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 1305. Term of Protection." U.S. Code, Title 17, Copyrights, in U.S. Code, Title 17, Copyrights, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 22 Aug. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QCBTAW1ZGHJWQZ1.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 1305. Term of Protection' in U.S. Code, Title 17, Copyrights. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 17, Copyrights, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 22 August 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QCBTAW1ZGHJWQZ1.