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Re: LEGAL DEPOSIT OF BOOKS



you wrote:
>>This is indeed 'all wet'.  It provides no legal protection whatsover.
>>
>>Derek L.
>>

Mailing a book to yourself to provide a date of creation may come from a
practice of screenwriters.  Aside from registering a script with their guild
it is a protection to mail yourself story ideas, treatments, and other
"inventions" to show ownership at a particular date.  The movie world is
even more cut-throat than the book/marbled paper world!

Cathy Atwood
Local Records Program, Missouri Secretary of State


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