Chapter 6: Copyright Laws.pdf
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Chapter 6 Copyright Law 2 cateoories of Coovrioht 1 Protection begins the moments its created becomes stronger with the elements of quotnoticequot and quotregistrationquot 1 Infringementls the use of copyrighted material without the owner39s permission and makes the infringer open to civil penalties US Coovrioht Law Article 1 Sec 8 of the US Constitution quotThe congress shall have the powerto promote the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writing and discoveriesquot The Statue list 8 categories of works that are protected Literary Works Musical work including accompanying words Dramatic works including accompanying music Pantomimes and choreographic works Pictorial graphical and sculptural works software pattern Motion pictures and other audiovisual work Sound recordings Architectural Works mNOWU39lbUJNH DerivateCopyright owner continue to hold the rights to their work when they are annotated edited or translated First Sale doctrineThe rights of an author lose much of its exclusiveness one the work is of cially distributed Copyright last for about 5070 plus the life of an author and for quotwork for hirequot Independent contractors etc became protected for 95 yrs and at the end of the term limit the material goes into the public domain and is available for anyone to use CCNV v Reid They wanted to take his statute to other places Reid led a lawsuit and they went in favor of Reid saying that the work is not a work for hire unless there is a written agreement for the traditional employeremployee relationship quotFairUsequot Doctrine provides the practitioner with a set of guidelines when copyrighted material can be used without permission or license and without fear of an infringement suit fairuse section of the law hiohliohts soecific instances where use of coovriohted work would not constitute infrinoement quotthe fair use of a copyrighted work including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means for purposes such as criticism comment news reporting teaching including multiple copies for classroom use scholarship or research is not an infringement of copyright35quot Transformative Its transformative when it adds something new and alter the copyrighted work EX A parody mimicking someone else work like when the 21ivecrew produced a parody of Roy Orbison pretty woman Copyright Act DMCA in 1998 amending the 1976 act55 The act makes illegal any software or hardware that o is primarily designed or produced for the purpose of circumventing protection afforded by a technological measure that effectively protects a right of a copyright owner under this title in a work or a portion thereof56 0 disables anticopying features in a DVD player or software enabling video DVDs to be copied57 o intentionally removes or alters any copyright informationquot58 Trademark or Service Mark registrations are valid for 10 years and can be renewed for additional 10 years for as long as the mark is used75
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