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90th ANNUAL REPORT OF THE REGISTER OF COPYRIGHTS For the fiscal year ending September 30 1987 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS / WASHINGTON / 1988 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 10-35017 ISSN 0090-2845 Key title: Annual report of the Register of Copyrights This report is reprinted from the Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1987 For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Offi Washington, D.C. 20402 CONTENTS Changing Technologies 1 Digitized Typeface Designs 1 Photocopying 1 Colorization of Motion Pictures 1 Computer Screen Displays 2 Music Synthesizer Claims 2 Mask Works 2 Copyright Office Operations 3 ‘Automation 3 Interdivisional Projects 4 Copyright Office Archive 4 Space and Accessibility 5 Conversion to Metered Mail 5 Cataloging Division's Fortieth Anniversary 6 Examining Division Lecture Series 6 Visiting Scholar 6 Copyright Office Regulations 6 Recordation of Documents 6 Cable Television 6 Retention of Deposits 7 Policy Decision: Conflicts of Interest 7 Legislative Developments 7 Copyright Bicentennial Commemoration 7 Berne Convention 8 Moral Rights 8 Work for Hire 8 Design Protection 8 Motion Picture Performance Rights 9 Source Licensing 9 Rental of Computer Programs 9 Scrambling of Television Signals 9 Trade and Intellectual Property 9 Digital Audio Tape Recorders 10 Semiconductor Chip Protection 11 Other Legislative Activities 11 Judicial Developments 11 Copyright Office Litigation 11 Subject Matter of Copyright 12 Cable Television 13 Computer Programs 13 Notice of Copyright 14 Fair Use 16 International Meetings 17