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Copyright Law

Copyright Basics

Copyright basics for graphic designers – Part 1

The term of copyright protection differs from country to country. But the rule of thumb is basically while you are alive and for 50 years after your death (70 years in the US).

Created by: Jim T. Librarian

Disney Parody of Copyright Law and Fair Use


Created by Professor Eric Faden of Bucknell University
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License


Copyright Court Cases

Ellen Degeneres Show Copyright Infringement
Summary of Fair Use Cases by Stanford University Libraries
Obama Image

Additional Resources:

Introduction to ethical and legal issues for teachers studying education and educational technology

Fair Use, Copyright, and Internet Ethics - Prezi - by K Vigil on 25 January 2013

Copyright Quiz

Ethics and Copyright: Issues Facing Today's Society





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