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Copyright

  1. 1. Copyright Questions about Copyright? By: Francisco Alejo 2012
  2. 2. What is copyright? <ul><li>Copyright is a protection given in the U.S. Constitution. </li></ul><ul><li>It is granted by law for Original Works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression. </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright laws covers both published and unpublished works. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What does copyright protect? <ul><li>Original Works of authorship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Literary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dramatic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Musical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Artistic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples include: (Poetry, novels, songs, computer software, and architecture.) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. When is my work protected? <ul><li>The work is protected under the copyright the moment it is created and fixed in a tangible form. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember: </li></ul><ul><li> Ideas are not protected by copyright. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Does Copyright Give Rights Holders? <ul><li>Right to reproduce the work. </li></ul><ul><li>Right to prepare derivative works. </li></ul><ul><li>Right to distribute copies for sale. </li></ul><ul><li>Right to perform AV works publicly. </li></ul><ul><li>Right to display musical and artistic works publicly. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How Long Does Copyright Last? <ul><li>A copyright last for life plus 70 years for individuals for anything on or after 1978. </li></ul><ul><li>A copyright lasts for 95 years for corporate authors after publication for anything on or after 1978. (It is 120 years after creation if not published.) </li></ul><ul><li>Works published before 1978 and after 1923 are protected for 95 years. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is Fair Use? <ul><li>Use of material for criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. </li></ul><ul><li>Limitations apply. This includes consideration of the purpose, nature, amount and substantiality, and the effect of the use on potential value of work. </li></ul>
  8. 8. More Fair Use <ul><li>You can use excerpts from a book to write a review of it. However, you can’t reproduce whole chapters of the book for reviewing purposes without permission. </li></ul><ul><li>A class dealing with film studies can screen a movie without payment for study purposes. However, no admission can be charged and only students in the class can attend the screening. </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult area that can get people in trouble. Consult an attorney if you are in doubt… </li></ul>
  9. 9. Resources <ul><li>http://www.copyright.gov/ </li></ul><ul><li>The Library of Congress </li></ul>

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