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what part of art can be protected by copyright?

updated fri 21 mar 03


Donald G. Goldsobel on thu 20 mar 03

I was cruising through some professional e mail reports and came across this
report of a recent case. i t may be of interest to some.

Artist's lifelike glass-in-glass sculptures of jellyfish combine ideas,
which are unprotectable, with standard elements and are not subject to
protection under the Copyright Act.
Satava v. Lowry - filed March 20, 2003
Cite as No. 0216347
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