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COPYRIGHT ACCOUNTING SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023870D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-01

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Copier/duplicator products operated in locations of high visibility, such as libraries, may be used to reproduce material which has a copyright notice thereon, In general, the reproduction of such material without the consent of the copyright proprietor is restricted. In order to conform to the copyright law, records should be kept and royalty payments provided for, which in turn requires identifying the material and recording that with a copy count for subsequent processing.