general publication

noun

Legal Definition of general publication

: communication or dissemination of a copyrightable work that implies a dedication of the work to the public or an abandonment of the copyright — compare limited publication

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“General publication.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/general%20publication. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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