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A crash course in copyright law, part 3 (exceptions)

A crash course in copyright law, part 3 (exceptions)

A crash course in copyright law, part 3 (exceptions) What are some exceptions to copyright infringement cases? So, when is it all right? Purdue University offers a terrific and very readable summary of the main known exceptions to copyright infringement claims. Note: the law changes in every area. This blog is no substitute for talking directly with an…

A crash course in copyright law, part 2

A crash course in copyright law, part 2

A crash course in copyright law, part 2 Want to learn more about copyright law? How about infringement? We are artists and that means we are copyright holders, even if we never assert our rights and never file with the copyright office. According to American copyright law, you own it if you made it. You…

A crash course in copyright law, part 1

A crash course in copyright law, part 1

A crash course in copyright It’s time for a crash course in copyright law. Don’t worry; no one is going to make you practice law. Seriously, you’re good. Me, on the other hand? I’m a retired lawyer (admitted to the New York state bar, 1986). I never worked in the copyright field. However, I have…

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