Copyright Crash Course<br />Presented by Lisa McCandless<br />
What kind of expression is copyrightable?<br />Copyrightable expression is original authorship, fixed in a tangible medium...
Who owns the copyright?<br />The author of the original piece is owner.<br />Unless negotiations have been made with a pub...
Rights as a copyright owner<br />Make copies<br />Prepare derivative works<br />Publicly distribute<br />Display and perfo...
Fair use of Copyrighted Materials<br />Liabilities and penalties imposed if your copyrighted materials are misused.<br />T...
The TEACH Act<br />Copyright law provides educators with a separate set of rights. <br /><ul><li>“an educator may show or ...
Sounds too good to be true?!<br />1. The performance or display must be:<br />a. A regular part of systematic mediated ins...
2. The institution must:<br />a. Have policies and provide information about, and give notice that the materials used may ...
      Getting your own           permission<br />If you would like to get permission to use a material, look at the websit...
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  1. 1. Copyright Crash Course<br />Presented by Lisa McCandless<br />
  2. 2. What kind of expression is copyrightable?<br />Copyrightable expression is original authorship, fixed in a tangible medium of expression.<br />Examples of copyrightable expression:<br />Poetry; prose; software applications; artwork; musical notation; recorded music and/or song; animations; video; Java applets; a Web page; a Website design, blog posts and comments; architectural drawings; photographs.<br />Source: http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu<br />
  3. 3. Who owns the copyright?<br />The author of the original piece is owner.<br />Unless negotiations have been made with a publisher.<br />Source<br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/whoowns.html<br />
  4. 4. Rights as a copyright owner<br />Make copies<br />Prepare derivative works<br />Publicly distribute<br />Display and perform the work<br />Your author rights are protected by law<br />Source: http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/rights.html<br />
  5. 5. Fair use of Copyrighted Materials<br />Liabilities and penalties imposed if your copyrighted materials are misused.<br />The four fair use factors:<br /> 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 />Source: http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/copypol2.html<br />
  6. 6. The TEACH Act<br />Copyright law provides educators with a separate set of rights. <br /><ul><li>“an educator may show or perform any work related to the curriculum, regardless of the medium, face-to-face in the classroom- still images, music of every kind, even movies. There are no limits and no permission required.”</li></ul>Source: http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/teachact.htm<br />
  7. 7. Sounds too good to be true?!<br />1. The performance or display must be:<br />a. A regular part of systematic mediated instructional activity;<br />b. Made by, at the direction of, or underthesupervision of the instructor;<br />c.Directly relatedand of material assistance to the teaching content; and <br />d.limited to studentsenrolled in the class.<br />Source:<br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/teachact.html<br />
  8. 8. 2. The institution must:<br />a. Have policies and provide information about, and give notice that the materials used may be protected by, copyright;<br />b. Apply technological measures that reasonably prevent recipients from retaining the works beyond the class session and further distributing them; and <br />c. Not interfere with technological measures taken by copyright owners that prevent retention and distribution.<br />Source: http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/teachact.html<br />
  9. 9. Getting your own permission<br />If you would like to get permission to use a material, look at the website below for contacts in receiving permission.<br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/permissn.html<br />Source: <br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/permissn.html<br />

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