Re: Architectural Copyright Registration

From: Vance R. Koven <vrkoven[_at_]gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 16:50:01 -0500


The benefit is to the architect. It means that some other architect, or some other home site owner, can't replicate the design of the constructed building. Registering the plans and schematics merely protects *them* (barring application of the derivatives right).

Vance

On 1/17/06, Jason sheperd <jasonshpd[_at_]hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> I've been researching architectural copyright protection and it appears
> that
> a home design can be protected and filed as an architectural work and a
> separate filing as a graphical or pictorial work. Why the two separate
> registrations? What's the benefit to the client?
>
> Jason Shepard
> Attorney at Law
>
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Vance R. Koven
Boston, MA USA
vrkoven[_at_]world.std.com
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