William F. Patry is an American lawyer specializing in copyright law. He studied at the San Francisco State University, where he obtained a B.A. in 1974 and an M.A. in 1976, and then at the University of Houston, where he graduated with a J.D. in 1980. He was admitted to the bar in Texas in 1981, in the District of Columbia in 2000, and in New York in 2001.
|Creativity in copyright law only means that you didn’t copy it from someone else …. Most works that are protected under copyright are not creative in the colloquial sense of the word.||Copyrights, Patents & Intellectual Property|
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|Treaties take away something that we take for granted—that you can change something the does not work. They stop us from fixing our mistakes.||Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising|