Template:PD-US-no-renewal

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was legally published within the United States (or the United Nations Headquarters in New York subject to Section 7 of the United States Headquarters Agreement) before 1964, and copyright was not renewed.


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This template categorises Author namespace pages into Category:Author-PD-US-no-renewal and all other pages into Category:PD-US-no-renewal.

Usage[edit]

Basic usage: {{PD-US-no-renewal}} Optional usage: {{PD-US-no-renewal|author's death year|publication year}}

NB: The unnamed second parameter, publication year, can be called without the first parameter by using pubyear=.

To create dynamic copyright messaging that will update as time passes and stay accurate when the author's death year (ADY) is known. Direction for including ADY is in each template document.

Published prior to 1927, ADY 100+ years ago {{PD-old}}
Published prior to 1927, ADY anything less than 100 years ago {{PD-US}}
Published after 1926 and before 1978, no copyright notice {{PD-US-defective-notice}}
Published after 1926 and before 1978, defective copyright notice {{PD-US-no-notice}}
Published after 1926 and before 1964, non-renewal confirmed {{PD-US-no-renewal}}
Published after 1926 and before home country's URAA date (January 1, 1996 for most countries), not published in the US prior to that date {{PD-1996}}
Published after 1977 and before March 2, 1989, no copyright notice and no registration within 5 years {{PD-US-no-notice-post-1977}}
Published after 2002, ADY 70+ years ago {{PD-old-US}}

Full information[edit]


Categories[edit]

This template adds author pages to Category:Author-PD-US-no-renewal and all other pages to Category:PD-US-no-renewal. If a publication date is entered as 1964 or later, this template will add the page to Category:PD-US-no-renewal-possible-copyright-violations

Examples[edit]

{{PD-US-no-renewal}}

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was legally published within the United States (or the United Nations Headquarters in New York subject to Section 7 of the United States Headquarters Agreement) before 1964, and copyright was not renewed.


{{PD-US-no-renewal|1950}}

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was legally published within the United States (or the United Nations Headquarters in New York subject to Section 7 of the United States Headquarters Agreement) before 1964, and copyright was not renewed.



The author died in 1950, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.

{{PD-US-no-renewal|pubyear=1936}}

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was legally published within the United States (or the United Nations Headquarters in New York subject to Section 7 of the United States Headquarters Agreement) before 1964, and copyright was not renewed.

Works published in 1936 would have had to renew their copyright in either 1963 or 1964, i.e. at least 27 years after it was first published / registered but not later than in the 28th year. As it was not renewed, it entered the public domain on .

{{PD-US-no-renewal|1950|1936}}

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was legally published within the United States (or the United Nations Headquarters in New York subject to Section 7 of the United States Headquarters Agreement) before 1964, and copyright was not renewed.

Works published in 1936 would have had to renew their copyright in either 1963 or 1964, i.e. at least 27 years after it was first published / registered but not later than in the 28th year. As it was not renewed, it entered the public domain on .


The author died in 1950, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.

{{PD-US-no-renewal|2021}}

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was legally published within the United States (or the United Nations Headquarters in New York subject to Section 7 of the United States Headquarters Agreement) before 1964, and copyright was not renewed.



OOjs UI icon alert destructive black-darkred.svg This work may still be copyrighted in jurisdictions not applying the rule of the shorter term to U.S. works.

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