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1305.1 No Retroactive Protection

1305.1 No Retroactive Protection


Protection extends only to vessel designs made public on or after October 28, 1998, the effective date of the VHDPA. See 17 U.S.C. § 1332. The VHDPA does not protect designs made public before that date.