On public domain in copyright law

@article{Huang2009OnPD,
  title={On public domain in copyright law},
  author={Hui-chi. Huang},
  journal={Frontiers of Law in China},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={178-195}
}
  • Hui-chi. Huang
  • Published 20 May 2009
  • Political Science
  • Frontiers of Law in China
Public domain is a core rule of copyright law, under which various creative materials are available for an author to use without charge or liability for infringement, hence ensuring the effective implementation of copyright law. Public domain is characterized by openness, public ownership, irrevocability and formality. Based on the premise that the author’s work will not be interfered, public domain ultimately aims at the enlargement of its own universe and prosperity of the culture of human… 
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