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  1. 1. CopyrightFacts forEducators<br />
  2. 2. Public Domain & Orphan Works<br />
  3. 3. Copyright Act<br />Nonprofit organizations will not digitize orphan works because copyright owners have convinced legislators to lock up their works.<br />Overprotection of the work is just as destructive as under protection<br />
  4. 4. Using materials from the <br />
  5. 5. Copyright Infringement<br />A common assumption that is wrong<br />Everything on the Internet is part of the public domain.<br />WRONG<br />
  6. 6. Saving graces<br />Implied License<br />Express License<br />
  7. 7. Fair Use of Copyrighted Materials<br />
  8. 8. What is Fair Use?<br />
  9. 9. Liability<br />Liability for Infringement<br />A court can award up to $150,00 for each separate act of “willful infringement.”<br />“Willful infringement” is when you know you were infringing on someone’s work. Ignorance of the law is no excuse.<br />
  10. 10. Do you need permission to use a copyrighted work?<br />
  11. 11. If the work is covered by an implied license --<br />Has the owner of the work used a Creative Commons license to give the public the right to use the work in the way that you would like to use it?<br />If you don’t have express or implied rights, do you want to exercise one of the owner’s exclusive rights?<br />Is your use exempt or excused from liability for infringement?<br />
  12. 12. The 4 “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 />
  13. 13. The TEACH Act<br />Became law in 2002.<br />The TEACH Act covers works a teacher would show or play during class.<br />It does not cover materials a teacher wants students to read, study, listen to, or watch on their own time out of the classroom.<br />
  14. 14. Getting Permission<br />Visithttp://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/permissn.htmlfor a list of organizations that you can contact in obtaining permission.<br />This website will also provide information on how to properly obtain permission from a copyright owner.<br />
  15. 15. Resources<br />Harper, Georgia K. Copyright Crash Course University of Texas<br />Merriam-Webster Dictionary retrieved from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fair%20use<br />

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