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    •  Copyright is a form of protection given to authors/creators of original works. This property right can be sold or transferred to others.
    •  Copyright is a form of protection grounded in the U.S. Constitution and granted by law for original works of authorship. › The Copyright Act of 1976 › Title 17 of the U.S. Code.
    •  Copyright law assures ownership, which comes with several exclusive rights: › Make copies of the work › Distribute copies of the work › Perform the work publicly › Display the work publicly › Make derivative works
    •  The law provides certain ways in which copyright works may be used without asking for permission › Fair use › Public domain › Library privilege › Copying for examinations and copying for instruction
    •  Automatic Published and unpublished works
    •  Literary works Dramatic works Musical works Artistic works
    •  Not everything is protected by copyright law. › Facts, ideas, systems, or methods of operation.
    •  Copyright protects original works of authorship, while a patent protects inventions or discoveries. A trademark protects words, phrases, symbols, or designs identifying the source of the goods or services of one party and distinguishing them from others.
    •  “Universal Access” to research, education and culture. Copyright was created long before the emergence of the Internet, and can make it hard to legally perform actions we take for granted on the network: copy, paste, edit source, and post to the Web. Provides a free, public, and standardized infrastructure that creates a balance between the reality of the Internet and the reality of copyright laws.
    •  Under the Teach Act, the Copyright law provides educators with a separate set of rights in addition to fair use, to display and perform others´ works in the classroom. › Section 110(1) of the Copyright Act
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