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Copyrightlaws.com provides a variety of ways for you to stay informed and up to date on today’s global copyright issues.  Our courses are in plain English and demystify copyright law, permissions, digital copyright issues, and license agreements. We provide an objective and practical perspective on copyright law. We offer eTutorials, online Copyright Certificate Programs, and custom training to an international audience.

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Copyright educationeTutorials

Since 2002, we have been offering eTutorials as a unique flexible way to learn copyright law. Our goal is to increase your productivity and lower your copyright infringement risks.

September Courses

Developing a Copyright Policy or Guidelines Next Course: 11 September to 13 October 2017 — Register NOW!

Developing a Copyright Policy or Guidelines is a hands-on course in which you develop and write a draft copyright compliance policy, guidelines or best practices. Some knowledge of copyright law required. This course is not country specific. Each lesson contains resources and sample documents from the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and global content. 

U.S. Copyright Law Next Course: 11 to 26 September 2017 — Register NOW!

This 10 e-lesson eTutorial demystifies U.S. copyright law and is a primer/refresher on U.S. copyright law fundamentals. Ideal for librarians and copyright go-to persons in institutions and businesses.

Canadian Copyright Law Next Course: 11 September to 2 October 2017 — Register NOW!

The 17 e-lessons in this eTutorial demystify Canadian copyright law, providing a primer/refresher on Canadian copyright law fundamentals. Ideal for librarians and those in any organization who need to know how to comply with Canadian copyright law and protect copyrights in Canada.

October Courses

Practical International Copyright Law Next Course: 9 to 20 October 2017 — Register NOW!

Practical International Copyright Law is an 8 e-lesson eTutorial that demystifies international copyright law. This eTutorial is a primer/refresher on international copyright law fundamentals. Each e-lesson provides up-to-date information on the topics listed, sets out fundamentals for that topic, has a self-marking quiz, and provides URLs for further reading.

Legally Using Images Next Course: 23 October to 3 November 2017 — Register NOW!

If you are using images and other third party content, this primer/refresher course will teach you which images require copyright permission and which you can safely use for free, as well as how to avoid hidden traps in licensing language. 

Raising Copyright Literacy to Lower Copyright Risks  Next Course: 23 October to 10 November 2017 — Register NOW!

This course is ideal for anyone whose job duties include copyright awareness, education and training. Copyright literacy is a universal issue. This course provides essential tips and information on how to spread copyright information and lower your risks of copyright infringement.

Learn copyrightOnline Copyright Certificate Programs

We offer two online Certificate programs to both copyright professionals and those who are new to copyright law. Our unique programs provide direction and support to help you manage copyright issues. They are flexible, comprehensive and practical. Designed for non lawyers who deal with copyright and licensing matters.

Copyright Leadership Certificate Next Offering: 5 September to 15 December 2017 —  Register! Only 19 spots remaining. 

Copyright education and awareness

Be that copyright go-to person in your library or organization!

Are you the go-to copyright person in your organization? Are you answering copyright questions in your workplace? Who is correcting misinformation about copyright and licensing in your institution?

This certificate program is designed for those at all organizational levels who want to gain a better understanding of domestic and global copyright law and apply that knowledge on a day-to-day basis to the use of copyright materials. Open to participants around the world.

By participating in Copyrightlaws.com’s Copyright Leadership Certificate, you will be able to:

  • Describe U.S. copyright law principles
  • Explain global copyright law on a practical level
  • Know when and how to obtain copyright permission
  • Provide quick answers about copyright law and licensing content
  • Develop best practices for lowering copyright risks

To read more about this course, click HERE.  To register NOW, click HERE.

Certificate in Canadian Copyright Law Next Offering September 5 to December 15, 2017 Register! Only 13 spots remaining.

Courses on Canadian copyright lawThe Certificate in Canadian Copyright Law is designed for Canadians at all organizational levels who want to gain a better understanding of Canadian and global copyright law and to apply that knowledge on a day-to-day basis.

By participating in this program, you will be able to:

  • Explain Canadian copyright law principles
  • Explain global copyright law on a practical level
  • Know when and how to obtain copyright permission
  • Provide quick answers about Canadian copyright law and licensing content
  • Develop best practices and other copyright documents for lowering copyright risks

To read more about this program and to register, click HERE.

Online Copyright Courses To Be Scheduled

Digital Licensing Primer – A good license agreement can make it easy to access, use and share licensed digital content. Learn the basics of a license agreement, common terms and conditions and how to negotiate a license that works for you.

Copyright Essentials for Businesses and Organizations – Businesses will immediately benefit from learning how to protect their intellectual property (focus is on copyright materials) and how to avoid unauthorized uses of content owned by others. By participating in this class, you will be able to identify and minimize your copyright risks.

Copyright Master Class/Post Certificate Course – For anyone who has graduated from the Copyright Leadership Certificate, the Certificate in Canadian Copyright Law, the Certification in Copyright Management or an equivalent certificate program or experience, this course will refresh your knowledge and skills and provide a forum to discuss relevant copyright management issues.

 

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