Comm Law Week of 4/2 Notes
Comm Law Week of 4/2 Notes TRF 637
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TRF 637 Comm. Law & Policy Copyright Errors and omissions insurance is needed if you have ownership over a copyright to protect yourself Betamax case o Sony v. Universal City Studios o Supreme Court case ruled the making of individual copies of television shows for purposes of time shifting does not constitute copyright infringement o Fair use o The production of home video recording cannot be liable for infringement Joint ownership of a work is split based on the number of people involved, ½, ¼ Work for hire – paid or commission for work/intellectual property, the person hired does not own the copyright the company that hired the person does Three year statute of limitation for copyright Defenses o Independent creation o Fair use – affirmative, you need proof your use falls under the four prongs 1. Purpose of the use 2. Nature or character of work 3. Amount and sustainability 4. Effect on market