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The Act came into force in the United States on March 1, 1989, making it a party to the [[Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works]]. It abolished the mandatory requirement of [[copyright notice]] for protection. It established a two-tier system in which [[Copyright registration|registration]] is a prerequisite for [[copyright infringement|infringement]] action for domestic [[work]]s, but Berne countries other than the U.S. are exempt. It also doubled the maximum allowable [[statutory damages]].
 
The Act came into force in the United States on March 1, 1989, making it a party to the [[Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works]]. It abolished the mandatory requirement of [[copyright notice]] for protection. It established a two-tier system in which [[Copyright registration|registration]] is a prerequisite for [[copyright infringement|infringement]] action for domestic [[work]]s, but Berne countries other than the U.S. are exempt. It also doubled the maximum allowable [[statutory damages]].
   
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== External references ==
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== External links ==
   
 
* House Report on the Berne Convention Implementation Act of 1988 (May 1988) ([http://ipmall.info/hosted_resources/lipa/copyrights/The%20House%20Report%20on%20the%20Berne%20Convention%20Implemenation%20Act.pdf full-text]).
 
* House Report on the Berne Convention Implementation Act of 1988 (May 1988) ([http://ipmall.info/hosted_resources/lipa/copyrights/The%20House%20Report%20on%20the%20Berne%20Convention%20Implemenation%20Act.pdf full-text]).

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