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Re: Lost World?

In a message dated 95-09-16 12:03:34 EDT, bz050@freenet.carleton.ca (Ben S.
Roesch) writes:

>>Jeff Poling (jpoling@infinet.com) wrote:
>>>I noticed that the Jurassic Park sequel by Michael Crichton, _The Lost 
>>>World_, comes out in a couple of weeks.
>>Isn't that title taken (by Conan Doyle)? :)
>It is. Can he still use it, though?

Titles cannot be copyrighted. But using the same title as a previous work
shows something of a lack of originality.