Law360, New York (May 2, 2014, 12:59 PM EDT) -- On March 18, the Ninth Circuit issued a decision with significant impact for copyright owners in Alaska Stock LLC v. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pub. Co., holding that a registration for a compilation covers any copyrightable component works that are also owned by the applicant, even if the registration application did not list the title and author of each component work.
This ruling affirms that a copyright owner can obtain a single copyright registration covering a large number of works. For example, a magazine might contain over 100 separately copyrighted images along with 10 individually copyrighted articles. If the copyrights for the...
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