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U.S. Copyright Office Registration Fees

Registering Copyright Works with the U.S. Copyright Office Although not mandatory to obtain copyright protection in the U.S., many copyright owners register their works with the U.S. Copyright Office. There are several advantages for doing so should the copyright owner […]

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Library and Special Library Copyright Issues

Login. Library and Special Library Copyright Issues is the name of an online course beginning 3 April 2014 (ending 28 April 2014) through Special Libraries Association's Click University. There are 3 webinars

What librarians need to know about copyright law

5 Facts Librarians Must Know About Copyright Law

Librarians and information professionals are often seen as the gatekeepers to content. In that role, they also become interpreters of copyright law and licensing agreements. May I make one

Copyright Laws

Copyright Law for Librarians

Do libraries have different copyright laws than other institutions or organizations? And are nonprofit and for profit libraries treated differently in the eyes of the copyright law? Where

Small Claims Copyright Infringement

US Copyright Office Publishes Report on Copyright Small Claims

US Copyright Office After two years of study, the U.S. Copyright Office released its report on copyright small claims. The report sets out the high costs and challenges of


Infringing Copy? Superman Man of Steel DVD

Superman Man of Steel was released on 12 June 2013 in the United States. A couple of weeks later I was on a family trip in Vietnam. One

Copyright for Publishers

Three important copyright issues for publishers are: ownership of content using third party content protecting publications The issues affect both print and electronic publishers of all sorts of content. Copyright Ownership In copyright, the

copyright reform

Copyright Reform: Amending Copyright Acts and Treaties

A version of this post was originally published as an editorial in The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter. In light of the amendments to the Canadian Copyright

US Copyright Office

World IP Day as Celebrated by the U.S. Copyright Office

Hosted by Maria Pallante, U.S. Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office, today was a day to listen and see for oneself just what copyright

Announcement of Comprehensive Review of U.S. Copyright Law

Big news on U.S. copyright reform. Today, Bob Goodlatte announced that the Judiciary Committee will conduct a comprehensive review of the U.S. law over the upcoming months. Bob Goodlatte

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