Resources, information and training about the use of copyrights:
CAN I USE THAT PICTURE? HOW TO LEGALLY USE COPYRIGHTED IMAGES
What was once a web filled with code and scrolling text, the Internet is now the world’s largest conglomerate of images. And as visual content continues to rule, the number of images available online will only grow. But just because you can Google an image — and technically copy or save it — doesn’t mean the web is a free-for-all of visual data.
Read more at http://blog.visme.co/how-do-you-know-if-something-is-in-the-public-domain/#tmMhzUEldjPb24EE.99
COPYRIGHT TRAINING FOR UNIVERSITY LECTURERS
A SHORT PRACTICAL ONLINE COURSE
Jisc Legal has produced a ‘need to know’ online training package in copyright law – designed to bring academic staff and those supporting academic staff up to speed on legally using other people’s materials in teaching and learning.
COPYRIGHT: FOR EDUCATORS AND LIBRARIANS
Fear and uncertainty about copyright law often plagues educators and sometimes prevents creative teaching. This course is a professional development opportunity designed to provide a basic introduction to US copyright law and to empower teachers and librarians at all grade levels. Course participants will discover that the law is designed to help educators and librarians.
JOIN THE © TEAM!
Join the © Team! (pronounced see-team) is a comprehensive educational program that introduces the concept of intellectual property to students in grades K-5 through hands-on activities that enable them to discover the natural connection between copyright and creativity. This website for teachers, librarians, and parents provides links to all components of the Join the © Team! program, along with background information and additional resources.
INDEFINITELY RENEWABLE COPYRIGHT
In this paper we raise questions concerning the widely accepted proposition that economic efficiency requires that copyright protection be limited in its duration (often shorter than the current term).
COPYRIGHT ASPECTS OF HYPERLINKING AND FRAMING
The issues about linking and framing have become so intertwined under copyright law that it is impractical to attempt to address them separately.
CopyrightUser.org is an independent online resource aimed at making UK Copyright Law accessible to creators, media professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and members of the public. The goal is to provide answers to the most pressing concerns creators have about copyright, helping them understand their rights. The site was launched on 14 February 2014.
WIPO (WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION)
Academia de la OMPI:
Creada en 1998, la Academia de la OMPI desempeña una función central en las actividades de la OMPI para mejorar la capacidad de los países a la hora de utilizar el sistema de propiedad intelectual (P.I.). En la formación sobre P.I. aplicamos un enfoque interdisciplinario en el que se hace hincapié en los vínculos que tiene la P.I. con el comercio, la innovación, la salud, las ciencias aplicadas, las tecnologías de la información y las industrias creativas.
Conferences, Meetings and Seminars:
This site provides access to information about meetings held at WIPO and related documents comprising a detailed meeting calendar and a powerful document search facility.
International Conference on Intellectual Property and Development:
The International Conference will bring together a wide range of stakeholders – government representatives, civil society, intellectual property owners, industry associations, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations – to discuss the role of intellectual property (IP) in economic, social and cultural development. It will serve as a forum for the exchange of different perspectives at national, regional and international levels. There will be numerous opportunities to engage with top experts from around the world and exchange experiences and best practices on how IP contributes to development.
In copyright law, a derivative work is an expressive creation that includes major copyright-protected elements of an original, previously created first work (the underlying work). The derivative work becomes a second, separate work independent in form from the first. The transformation, modification or adaptation of the work must be substantial and bear its author’s personality to be original and thus protected by copyright. Translations, cinematic adaptations and musical arrangements are common types of derivative works.
GENEVA DECLARATION ON THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION
On October 4, 2004, the General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization agreed to adopt a proposal offered by Argentina and Brazil, the “Proposal for the Establishment of a Development Agenda for WIPO” (sometimes referred to as “Item 12” because of its placement listing on the meeting’s agenda). This proposal was strongly supported by developing countries, as well as by a large contingent of civil society. Prior to the General Assembly meeting, hundreds of nonprofits, scientists, academics and other individuals had signed the “Geneva Declaration on the Future of WIPO,” which calls on WIPO to focus more on the needs of developing countries, and to view IP as one of many tools for development – not as an end in itself.
HOW TO LEGALLY USE COPYRIGHTED MUSIC, GAMES, AND MOVIES ON YOUTUBE
CREATIONISTAS – AUSTRALIAN COPYRIGHT IS BROKEN
The Official Guide to Copyright Issues for Australian Schools and TAFE.
COPYLEFT VS. COPYRIGHT: A MARXIST CRITIQUE
Söderberg, J. (2002). Copyleft vs. copyright: A Marxist critique. First Monday, 7 (3).
FAIR USE OF COPYRIGHT
Copyright is a form of intellectual property that gives tha author of an original work exclusive right for a certain time of period in relation to that work.