Access In the copyright context, availability of copyrighted content to users. Controlling access to content in a technological era is at the heart of digital copyright debate and has spawned technological protection measures, devices to circumvent those measures, and devices to circumvent the circumvention devices.

Action letter A letter from the PTO, prior to denial of a trademark application, to which a response is required.

Amateur Sports Act A law passed in 1978 that grants broad trademark protection to the words Olympic, Olympiad, Citius Altius Fortius, and the five interlocutory rings and prohibits any mark that falsely represents a connection to the U.S. Olympic Committee or the International Olympic Committee.

American Society ...

Get Content Rights for Creative Professionals, 2nd Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.