Fair Use, Copyleft All Wrongs Reserved
Copyright is granted in order to promote the 'Progress of Science,' and Useful Arts' is objective of copyright and not to reward the labor of authors. Copyright law assures authors the right to their original expression and encourages others to build upon the ideas and information conveyed by a work.
What is copyright law?
Copyright is a form of protection granted by law for original works of authorship. Copyright law covers both published and unpublished works. Copyright is an intellectual property right and subsists in a range of creative, intellectual, or artistic forms. Copyright includes original Literary works, audio recordings, musical compositions and designs.
What copyright law does not protect? Copyright does not protect facts, ideas, or methods of operation. Listings of ingredients in recipes or prescriptions are not subject to copyright protection.
When does protection begin? The moment it is created and fixed in a tangible form work is under copyright protection.
Is registration necessary to be protected?
Registration is voluntary. Is registration necessary to bring a lawsuit for infringement of a U.S. work.
Sweat of the Brow Doctrine
WIPO Copyright Treaty
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
First Sale Doctrine
Common Law Copyright Doctrine
Works Made For Hire
Australian Copyright Law
Canadian Copyright Law
China PRC Copyright Law
European Union Copyright Law
French Copyright Law
German Copyright Law
Hong Kong Copyright Law
Indian Copyright Law
Japanese Copyright Law
Netherlands Copyright Law
Philippine Copyright Law
Polish Copyright Law
Russian Copyright Law
Spanish Copyright Law
Switzerland Copyright Law
UK Copyright Law
US Copyright Law
Copyright Law in the Digital Society: The Challenges of Multimedia by Tanya Frances Aplin.
Writer's Guide to Copyright & Law: Learn What Rights You Have as a Writer and How to Enjoy Them; What Obligations You Have, and How to Comply with The - by Helen Shay.
Copyright And Other Fairy Tales: Hans Christian Andersen And the Commodification of Creativity by Helle Porsdam.
Patent, Trademark, And Copyright Laws (Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Laws) (Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Laws) by Jeffrey M. Samuels.
A Treatise On The Law Of Copyright: In Books, Dramatic And Musical Compositions, Letters, And Other Manuscripts, Engravings And Sculupture - by George Ticknor Curtis
Internet Surf and Turf Revealed: The Essential Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Finding Media - by Barbara M. Waxer, Marsha Baum
Copyright Catechism: Practical Answers to Everyday School Dilemmas - by Carol Simpson.
Choice of Law in Copyright and Related Rights: Alternativesto the Lex Protectionis (Information Law) by Mireille Van Eechoud, Mireille M. M. Van Eechoud.
Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference (Patent, Copyright and Trademark) by Richard Stim
Fair Use, Free Use, And Use by Permission: How to Handle Copyrights in All Media - by Lee Wilson.
Antitrust, Patents And Copyright: EU And US Perspectives (New Horizons in Competition Law and Economics) - by Francois Leveque (Editor), Howard A. Shelanski (Editor)
cases and Materials 6th ed, Case Supplement and Statutory Appendix -
by Robert A. Gorman, Jane C. Ginsburg
Unfair Competition, Trademark, Copyright and Patent Selescted Statutes and International Agreements Supplement - Paul Goldstein
Copyright And Human Rights: Freedom Of Expression, Intellectual Property, Privacy (Information Law Series) - by Paul L. C. Torremans (Editor)
Copyright Law Is Obsolete by Anna Mancini
Copyright For Schools: A Practical Guide - by Carol Mann Simpson
Copyright and Free Speech : Comparative and International Analyses - by Jonathan Griffiths, Uma Suthersanen
The Copyright Handbook: How To Protect & Use Written Works - Stephen Fishman
Rajrathnam V P, Attorney/Advocate and IPR Consultant