Meeting on Vessel Hull Design Protection Act

Thursday, February 13, 2003
In preparation for a report to Congress on the Vessel Hull Design Protection Act, the U.S. Copyright Office and Patent and Trademark Office are requesting written comments and are announcing a public meeting. The Act created sui generis protection for original designs of watercraft hulls and decks. The two agencies are tasked with reporting to Congress on the effectiveness of the Act. They will hold a public meeting in Washington, DC on March 27, 2003. Written comments should be submitted by March 20, 2003. 68 Fed. Reg. 7350 Source: HK Law

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