Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, Vol. 14, No. 4, p. 919, 2012
39 Pages Posted: 13 Aug 2012 Last revised: 3 Nov 2012
Date Written: August 13, 2012
This Article examines the doctrine of originality in U.S. copyright law and proposes a reconfigured, three-part test that can better analyze issues of first impression involving works created with new digital technologies. The proposed test, encapsulated by the concept of digital originality, provides much needed guidance to courts to address the increasing complexities of digital creations in the twenty-first century.
Keywords: copyright, originality, 3D printing, artificial intelligence
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