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Living with copyright

  1. 1. Living with Copyright<br />By: Albert Rodriguez<br />
  2. 2. The Basics<br /><ul><li> Protecting the work
  3. 3. Who owns it
  4. 4. Getting permission
  5. 5. The TEACH Act
  6. 6. Fair use</li></li></ul><li>Protecting The Work<br /><ul><li>The author is usually the owner.
  7. 7. Identify all potential authors of work.
  8. 8. Contributors to the work.
  9. 9. Joint works.
  10. 10. Conveying away any rights.
  11. 11. Orphan works.
  12. 12. Protecting work.</li></li></ul><li>Protecting The Work<br /><ul><li> It’s easy: </li></ul> From putting the brush on canvas, pencil to paper, or hitting save on your computer, works are protected when they are put into a tangible medium of protection, or;<br /> Register work at the Copyright Office, or;<br />http://copyright registery-gov-form.com/<br />
  13. 13. Who Owns It<br />Individual work<br /><ul><li>Author is usually the owner.
  14. 14. Collaborated work.
  15. 15. Use of another’s work beyond bound of fair use.</li></ul>Collaborative work<br /><ul><li> Work for hire
  16. 16. Commissioning work</li></ul>statutory categories<br /><ul><li>Employer owned
  17. 17. Author-owner</li></li></ul><li>Getting Permission<br /><ul><li> The ownership drill:
  18. 18. Identify and contact owners
  19. 19. Do they own work or is it work-for-hire.
  20. 20. Has rights been conveyed away, and to </li></ul> whom.<br /> Orphan works.<br />
  21. 21. Orphan Works<br />Majority of materials in our archives and libraries is under this category.<br />Partnering with culture institutions to increase pace of digitized collections for the public.<br />
  22. 22. The TEACH Act<br /><ul><li> Became law in 2002</li></ul> Prior to; law for face-to-face teaching in <br />[Section 110(1)] was generous.<br /> Since then; due to distance learning, shrank.<br /><ul><li>Example: Audiovisual pertaining to curriculum, in distance learning, downed to showing only clips. What Act calls – “ reasonable and limited portions.” </li></li></ul><li>The TEACH Act<br /><ul><li> Applies to accredited nonprofit educational institutions. Conditions:</li></ul> Mediated instruction activity<br /> At the direction of , or under instructor<br /> Directly related material assistance to the<br /> teaching content.<br /> Technology: limited to students enrolled in<br /> the class.<br />
  23. 23. The TEACH Act<br /><ul><li> Handy checklist to see if ready to use the TEACH Act:</li></ul>http//copyright.lib.utexas.edu/teachact.html#actsummary<br />
  24. 24. Fair Use<br /><ul><li>Not “clear-cut.”
  25. 25. Undergoing exciting changes.
  26. 26. Library special rights.
  27. 27. Educational performances and displays.</li></li></ul><li>Fair Use<br /><ul><li> The four fair use factors:</li></ul>What is the character of the use?<br />What is the nature of the work to be used?<br /> How much of the work will you use?<br />What effect would this use have on the market for the original or for permissions if the use were widespread?<br />
  28. 28. Fair Use<br /><ul><li> Protected work.
  29. 29. Campus licensed rights
  30. 30. Implied license for web work
  31. 31. Creative Commons License to use in your own way
  32. 32. Exercise one of owners exclusive rights
  33. 33. Use exempt or excused from liability or infringement.</li></li></ul><li>Living with Copyright<br />The End<br />

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