Supernatural Copyright Protection

December 14, 2011

  • 99 Copyrights and Intellectual Property
  • 99I Copyrights
  • 99I(A) Nature and Subject Matter
  • 99k3 Subjects of Copyright
  • 99k5 k. Literary Works; Writings.

99 Copyrights and Intellectual PropertyBook consisting of revelations allegedly received from non-human spiritual beings was entitled to copyright protection; producers of book chose and formulated specific questions asked of beings, and human selection and arrangement of revelations included in book was not so mechanical or routine as to require no creativity whatsoever.
Urantia Found. v. Maaherra, 114 F.3d 955 (9th Cir. 1997)
Suggested by Bethany Rabe, Attorney; Greenberg Traurig; Las Vegas, NV