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

1.1. http://www.copyright.gov

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

1.2.3.1. Sale

1.2.3.2. Transfer of ownership

1.2.3.3. Rental

1.2.3.4. Lease

1.2.3.5. 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

2.1.1.1. Phonebook

2.1.2. Work is in the public domain

2.1.2.1. Copyright has expired

2.1.2.2. Copyright was not established

2.1.3. US government work

2.1.3.1. NASA

2.1.4. Facts

2.1.5. Ideas

2.2. Education

2.2.1. Students, faculty and staff

2.2.1.1. Class assignments

2.2.1.2. Curriculum materials

2.2.1.3. Remote instruction

2.2.1.4. Examinations

2.2.1.5. Student portfolios

2.2.1.6. 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

2.3.1.1. I

2.3.1.1.1. Nonprofit

2.3.1.1.2. Educational

2.3.1.1.3. Personal

2.3.1.2. II

2.3.1.2.1. Criticism

2.3.1.2.2. Commentary

2.3.1.2.3. Newsreporting

2.3.1.2.4. Parody

2.3.1.3. III

2.3.1.3.1. Commercial

2.3.2. Nature of the work

2.3.2.1. I

2.3.2.1.1. Fact

2.3.2.1.2. Published

2.3.2.2. II

2.3.2.2.1. Fact and imaginative

2.3.2.3. III

2.3.2.3.1. Imaginative

2.3.2.3.2. Unpublished

2.3.3. Amount of the work used

2.3.3.1. A small amount

2.3.3.2. 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)