STATEMENT REGARDING ORAL ARGUMENT
Appellant requests oral argument. The district court
‘s decision conflicts
with other authority on this subject. No Circuit has interpreted the definition of
―United States work‖ in 17 U.S.C. § 101.
This case presents an important issue
regarding the United States‘ treaty obligations under the Berne Convention for the
Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
CERTIFICATE OF TYPE SIZE AND STYLE
This brief contains 13,770 words, excluding the parts of the brief exemptedby Fed. R. App. P. 32(a)(7)(B)(iii).This brief has been prepared in a proportionally spaced typeface using TimesNew Roman in 14-point font.
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