2016 US Code
Title 17 - Copyrights
Chapter 13 - Protection of Original Designs
Sec. 1332 - No retroactive effect

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Citation 17 U.S.C. § 1332 (2016)
Section Name §1332. No retroactive effect
Section Text

Protection under this chapter shall not be available for any design that has been made public under section 1310(b) before the effective date of this chapter.

Source Credit

(Added Pub. L. 105–304, title V, §502, Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2916.)

Editorial Notes REFERENCES IN TEXT

The effective date of this chapter, referred to in text, is Oct. 28, 1998. See Effective Date note set out under section 1301 of this title.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 17 - COPYRIGHTS
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 17 - COPYRIGHTS
CHAPTER 13 - PROTECTION OF ORIGINAL DESIGNS
Sec. 1332 - No retroactive effect
Contains section 1332
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large Reference 112 Stat. 2916
Public Law References Public Law 105-304
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