Copyright and Trademark

Building by Design: Copyrighted Architectural Works and the Implications on the Construction Industry

Marking an important change in U.S. intellectual property law and the construction industry, on December 1, 1990, President George  H.  W.  Bush  signed  into  law  the  Architectural  Works Copyright    Protection   Act    (“AWCPA”),    extending    federal copyright  protection  to architectural  works.  Specifically,  the AWCPA protects the nonfunctional, artistic features of original architectural designs represented in virtually any… [Read More…] about Building by Design: Copyrighted Architectural Works and the Implications on the Construction Industry