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Published Works Enter the Public Domain in the United States for First Time in Twenty Years

Posted by: Anne Holmes

The following is a guest post by Anandashankar Mazumdar, outreach and education specialist in the Office of Public Information and Education. It originally appeared on the Copyright Office blog Creativity at Work. New Year’s Day 2019 was a landmark for American copyright law. For the first time in twenty years, published works of expression—including books, music, …