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U.S. Constitution

Patent and Copyright Clause of the Constitution. Article I Section 8 | Clause 8  (Link to FindLaw)

[The Congress shall have power] "To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries;"

First Amendment  (Link to FindLaw)

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

U.S. Code

U.S. Regulations
International Treaties & Conventions
U.S. Cases
(Links to University of Purdue, Copyright Management Center list of U.S. Cases)


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