Copyright Law, Fair Use and Creative Commons Licenses

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Copyright Law, Fair Use and Creative Commons Licenses by Mind Map: Copyright Law, Fair Use and Creative Commons Licenses

1. Basics of Copyright Law


1.2. Rights

1.2.1. Reproduce copies

1.2.2. Prepare derivative works

1.2.3. Distribute copies of the work for commercial purposes Sale Transfer of ownership Rental Lease Lending

1.2.4. Display the work publicly

1.2.5. Perform the work

1.3. The (C) sign is not necessary

1.4. Copyright exists when any work gets "fixed"

2. Basics of Fair Use

2.1. Work without Copyright

2.1.1. The work lacks originality Phonebook

2.1.2. Work is in the public domain Copyright has expired Copyright was not established

2.1.3. US government work NASA

2.1.4. Facts

2.1.5. Ideas

2.2. Education

2.2.1. Students, faculty and staff Class assignments Curriculum materials Remote instruction Examinations Student portfolios Professional symposia

2.2.2. Be conservative

2.2.3. Don't make unnecessary copies

2.3. Four factors to evaluate Fair Use

2.3.1. Character of use I Nonprofit Educational Personal II Criticism Commentary Newsreporting Parody III Commercial

2.3.2. Nature of the work I Fact Published II Fact and imaginative III Imaginative Unpublished

2.3.3. Amount of the work used A small amount More than a small amount

2.3.4. Widespread effect on the market

3. Creative Commons Licenses

3.1. Attribution

3.2. Noncommercial

3.3. No Derivative Works

3.4. Share Alike

3.5. Public Domain (not a CC license)