UCC Adherence, Pub. L. No. 83-743, 68 Stat. 1030 (Aug. 31, 1954).
Under this Act, the U.S. joined the Universal Copyright Convention. The Act amended Section 9 of the 1909 Copyright Act: (1) provided national eligibility for works whose country of origin was another UCC country; (2) exempted such works from the need to provide reciprocal mechanical reproduction rights similar to those found in Title 17; (3) exempted from the deposit requirement all works by authors of UCC countries; and (4) exempted such works from the manufacturing clause requirements provided that a UCC notice was affixed.