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S. HRG. 101-694

MORAL RIGHTS IN OUR COPYRIGHT LAWS

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON
PATENTS, COPYRIGHTS AND TRADEMARKS

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

UNITED STATES SENATE

ONE HUNDRED FIRST CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

S. 1198
A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 17, UNITED STATES CODE, TO PROVIDE CER-
TAIN RIGHTS OF ATTRIBUTION AND INTEGRITY TO AUTHORS OF
WORKS OF VISUAL ART

AND

S. 1253
A BILL TO AMEND THE COPYRIGHT LAW REGARDING WORK MADE FOR

HIRE

JUNE 20, SEPTEMBER 20, AND OCTOBER 24, 1989

Serial No. J-101-25

Printed for the use of the Committee on the Judiciary

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1990

For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office
U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402

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COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

JOSEPH R. BIDEN, JR., Delaware, Chairman
EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts STROM THURMOND, South Carolina
HOWARD M. METZENBAUM, Ohio

ORRIN G. HATCH, Utah
DENNIS DECONCINI, Arizona

ALAN K. SIMPSON, Wyoming PATRICK J. LEAHY, Vermont

CHARLES E. GRASSLEY, Iowa HOWELL HEFLIN, Alabama

ARLEN SPECTER, Pennsylvania PAUL SIMON, Illinois

GORDON J. HUMPHREY, New Hampshire HERBERT KOHL, Wisconsin

RONALD A. KLAIN, Chief Counsel
DIANA HUFFMAN, Staff Director

JEFFREY J. PECK, General Counsel
TERRY L. WOOTEN, Minority Chief Counsel and Staff Director

SUBCOMMITTEE ON PATENTS, COPYRIGHTS AND TRADEMARKS

DENNIS DECONCINI, Arizona, Chairman EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts ORRIN G. HATCH, Utah PATRICK J. LEAHY, Vermont

ALAN K. SIMPSON, Wyoming
HOWELL HEFLIN, Alabama

CHARLES E. GRASSLEY, Iowa
EDWARD H. BAXTER, Chief Counsel and Staff Director

MARK DISLER, Minority Chief Counsel

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CONTENTS

STATEMENTS OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

DeConcini, Hon. Dennis, a U.S. Senator from the State of Arizona ...... 1, 187, 755
Kennedy, Hon. Edward M., a U.S. Senator from the State of Massachusetts .... 16
Hatch, Hon. Orrin G., a U.S. Senator from the State of Utah ........ 19, 188, 190, 756
Grassley, Hon. Charles E., a U.S. Senator from the State of Iowa. 75, 193, 761
Leahy, Hon. Patrick J., a U.S. Senator from the State of Vermont

757
Simpson, Hon. Alan K., a U.S. Senator from the State of Wyoming

759
PROPOSED LEGISLATION

S. 1198, a bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to provide certain rights

of attribution and integrity to authors of works of visual art .....

3

S. 1253, a bill to amend the copyright law regarding work made for hire

194
CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF WITNESSES

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ADDITIONAL SUBMISSIONS FOR THE RECORD

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Letters to the Senate Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks,
Committee on the Judiciary, from:
Society of Illustrators, New York, NY (with enclosures), September 10,

1989
Computer and Business Equipment Manufacturers Association (CBEMA),

Washington, DC, September 20, 1989...
American Association of Advertising Agencies, Washington, DC, October

3, 1989..
Time Inc. Magazines, New York, NY, October 12, 1989.
Department for Professional Employees, AFL-CIO, Washington, DC, Oc-

tober 13, 1989......
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., Washington, DC,

October 16, 1989......
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA (with exhibits), October 13, 1989.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1989
Ralph Oman, Register of Copyrights, accompanied by Dorothy Schrader, gen-

eral counsel; Eric Schwartz and William Patry, Policy Planning Advisors ..... Peter Nolan, vice president and counsel, the Walt Disney Co., representing

the Motion Picture Association of America .......
J. Nicholas Counter III, president, Alliance of Motion Picture and Television

Producers.
Milos Forman, motion picture director, representing the Directors Guild of

America...
George Stevens, Jr., filmmaker, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing

Arts.
Glenn Gumpel, national executive director, Directors Guild of America.
Roger L. Mayer, president, Turner Entertainment Co.......
David W. Fleming, general counsel, American Society of Cinematographers,

accompanied by Stanley Cortez, cinematographer .....
Jonathan H. Klein, vice president and general manager, WJZ-TV, channel

13, Baltimore, MD, representing the National Association of Broadcasters

and the Association of Independent Television Stations, Inc....... Jan DeMasse, president, Video Place, representing the Video Software Deal

ers Association, accompanied by Bert Wides, counsel, law firm of Arent, Fox ....

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ADDITIONAL SUBMISSIONS FOR THE RECORD
Letters to the Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks, Senate
Committee on the Judiciary, from:

Producers Guild of America, Inc., Beverly Hills, CA, October 26, 1989.
International Photographers Guild, Hollywood, CA, October 30, 1989..
Bob Collins Cinematography, Venice Beach, CA, November 21, 1989.

ALPHABETICAL LIST AND MATERIAL SUBMITTED
Brown, Jack E:

Testimony
Prepared statement
Responses to followup questions submitted by:

Senator DeConcini.

Senator Leahy ... Cawley, Linda:

Testimony on behalf of Peter Karlen ....

Responses to followup questions submitted by Senator Leahy Clancy, Tom:

Testimony

Responses to followup questions submitted by Senator DeConcini Cochran, Hon. Thad:

Testimony

Prepared statement
Counter, J. Nicholas, III:

Testimony ........
Prepared statement

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Counter, J. Nicholas, III—Continued

Responses to followup questions submitted by Senator DeConcini.
Damich, Edward:

Testimony
Prepared statement

Responses to followup questions submitted by Senator DeConcini
DeConcini, Hon. Dennis:

Statement of Hon. Edward J. Markey, a Representative in Congress from

the State of Massachusetts ...
DeMasse, Jan:

Testimony
Prepared statement

Responses to followup questions submitted by Senator DeConcini.
Fishman, R. Jack:

Testimony
Prepared statement on behalf of the National Newspaper Association......
“An Overview of the Moral Right,” memorandum prepared by

Robert J. Brinkmann, general counsel, National Newspaper Asso

ciation .......

Summary of testimony
Forman, Milos:

Testimony
Prepared statement
Letter to Senator DeConcini, November 27, 1989

Responses to followup questions submitted by Senator Grassley.
Fleming, David W.:

Testimony
Prepared statement
Attachments:

A partial list of prominent motion pictures photographed by A.S.C.

members .....

"He Is A True Artist,” article, Third Annual ASC Awards...
Prepared statement of Stanley Cortez, A.S.C., past president of the Amer-

ican Society of Cinematographers .....

Responses to followup questions submitted by Senator DeConcini
Gorman, Robert:

Testimony

Prepared statement
Gumpel, Glenn:

Testimony
Prepared statement
Responses to followup questions submitted by:

Senator Grassley.
Senator Leahy...

Senator DeConcini.
Hatch, Hon. Orrin G.:

Letter from Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York, NY, June 19, 1989..
Karlen, Peter H.:

Prepared statement
Responses to followup questions submitted by:

Senator DeConcini..

Senator Leahy.
Kennedy, Hon. Edward:

Comparison of Artists Rights Bills, fact sheet.
Klein, Jonathan H.:

Testimony.....
Prepared statement

Responses to followup questions submitted by Senator DeConcini
Klipper, Michael R.:

Testimony
Prepared statement of the Committee for America's Copyright Communi-
ty.
Attachment A: List of members of the Committee for America's

Copyright Community....
Supplemental statement of the Committee for America's Copyright Com-

munity.....

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