uncopyrightables

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uncopyrightables

  1. (rare) plural form of uncopyrightable
    • 1960 March, W. J. G., H. K. S., “‘Copyright’ Protection for Uncopyrightables: The Common-Law Doctrines”, in University of Pennsylvania Law Review, volume 108, number 5, pages 699–734.
    • 1969 January, Paul Goldstein, “Federal System Ordering of the Copyright Interest”, in Columbia Law Review, volume 69, number 1, Columbia Law Review Association, Inc., page 71,
      Intrinsic state doctrines are further condemned by Sears and Compco’s second principle for their tendency to extend the equivalent of copyright protection to statutory uncopyrightables.
    • 1974 April, Dane J. Durham, “Goldstein v. California: Validity of State Copyright under the Copyright and Supremacy Clauses”, in Hastings Law Journal volume 25 (1973–4), page 1201,
      Indeed, Judge Hand himself admitted that the harshness of a complete denial of protection for statutory uncopyrightables was a persuasive element in the alternative line of thought.