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Copyright and Intellectual Property

Copyright and Intellectual Property

A Copyright-Friendly Toolkit However fabulous Creative Commons and Public Domain content may be, sometimes you really need to use copyrighted material. Say you plan to comment on popular media or current events. For instance, you may be planning to critique the portrayal of Native Americans in commercial films. You are going to want to “quote” some commercial films like Pocahontas, Lone Ranger, and Dances with Wolves. If you are reviewing a book, you may want to share its cover art. You may use copyrighted content without asking permission if you believe that your use falls under the doctrine known as Fair Use. In general, when you transform original content, repurpose it, and add value to it in your own remix, you may be able to claim the use fair. According to American University’s Center for Media and Social Impact, these two tests or questions help you plan whether to use the copyrighted work of others without asking permission: The video below explains why the Code for Fair Use in Online Video was created.

How Intellectual is Your Property [INFOGRAPHIC]? - UpCounsel Blog Did you know that intellectual property (IP) accounts for 20% of the US gross domestic product (GDP) and for 40% of the country’s economic gains? Or that IP-intensive industries employ close to 55 million workers? If you find yourself in one of these fields, it’s important to know the background of intellectual property and IP law in order to understand how to protect your own work. Want to display this infographic on your site? Simply copy and paste the code below into the html of your website to display the infographic presented above: Los Angeles Business Lawyers • Los Angeles Patent Lawyers • San Diego Business Lawyers • San Francisco Business Lawyers • San Francisco Patent Lawyers • San Francisco Trademark Lawyers About Author Matt Faustman Comments comments

Plagiarism Scavenger Hunt Examples: I would be plagiarizing if I were to write an essay about the walrus and said: The walrus' other characteristic features are equally useful. As their favorite meals, particularly shellfish, are found near the dark ocean floor, walruses use their extremely sensitive whiskers, called mustacial vibrissae, as detection devices. Why is this plagiarism? #1 is an example of plagiarism because I took the sentences directly from this National Geographic Website. Remember, even though you learned from the walrus site and wrote sentences in your own words, the information still does not belong to you! How do I avoid plagiarism? Plagiarism Scavenger Hunt Activity The Plagiarism Scavenger Hunt assignment will teach you more about plagiarism. Instructions: Click here to download the worksheet for your answers. Hunt 1: Kids Understanding Plagiarism What is Plagiarism: (be sure to read all 3 pages) What is the Latin word for plagiarism?

The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Blogs in Teaching Free Blogging platforms for teachers and students :A- Edublogs The world's most popular educational blogging service, Edublogs lets you easily create and manage student and teacher blogs, quickly customize and include videos. B- Blogger This is a free weblog publishing tool from Google, for sharing text, photos and video. This is probably the most user friendly blogging platform out there. You can set up as many blogs as you want and right from your Google account. C- Wordpress This is another great blogging platform for students and teachers and is very easy to use and completely free. How to set up a blog It depends on the kind of blogging platform you are going to use but generally speaking, the process is very easy and takes only a couple of minutes. Here are some examples of some of the best blogs nominated for Edublogs awards for the year 2011.

Welcome | Teaching Copyright Digital Public Library of America The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a US project aimed at providing public access to digital holdings in order to create a large-scale public digital library. It officially launched on April 18, 2013, after 2.5 years of development.[1] Overview[edit] The DPLA is a discovery tool, or union catalog, for public domain and openly licensed content held by the United States' archives, libraries, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions.[1] It was started by Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet & Society in 2010, with financial support from the Alfred P. The DPLA links service hubs, including twelve major state and regional digital libraries or library collaborations, as well as sixteen content hubs that maintain a one-to-one relationship with DPLA.[6][7] Board of directors[edit] History[edit] 2012 Project Steering Committee[edit] A steering committee led the planning phase of the DPLA initiative from inception through its launch in 2013. Critiques[edit]

Tahir Amin: Lawyer + IP Evangelist Professional Role Current Titles: Director of Intellectual Property Current Organizations: Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-MAK), Inc Biography Practising Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, specialising in all intellectual property - IP (trade marks, patents, copyright etc). copyrightfriendly - home Fair use Fair use is a limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work. In United States copyright law, fair use is a doctrine that permits limited use of copyrighted material without acquiring permission from the rights holders. Examples of fair use include commentary, search engines, criticism, parody, news reporting, research, teaching, library archiving and scholarship. It provides for the legal, unlicensed citation or incorporation of copyrighted material in another author's work under a four-factor balancing test. Fair use is one of the traditional safety valves intended to balance the public's interest in open access with the property interests of copyright holders. Fair use under United States law[edit] The legal concept of "test copyright" was first ratified by the United Kingdom of Great Britain's Statute of Anne of 1709. Once these factors were codified as guidelines in 17 U.S.C. § 107, they were not rendered exclusive.

— The project was sponsored in part by a generous grant from the Center for Copyright Information. Click here to review the curriculum without providing your information. With Special Thanks iKeepSafe would like to thank the many experts who contributed to Copyright & Creativity for Ethical Digital Citizens. Legal Review Center for Copyright Information,attorneys and experts David Sohn, Center for Democracy & Technology Jerry Berman, Founder, Center for Democracy & Technology; Internet Education Foundation Michael Carroll, Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at the American University, Washington College of Law, Creative Commons co-founder and board member Gigi Sohn, Public Knowledge/FCC Annemarie Bridy, Professor,University of Idaho College of Law; Affiliate Scholar, Stanford University Center for Internet and Society Pedagogical Review Frank Gallagher, Vice President, Cable Impacts Fountation Michelle Lipkin, Educator Jaimie Potts, Educator

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Plagiarism Let's Build a Culture of Integrity Instead! "Speed Bump" used with permission of Dave Coverly/Creators' Syndicate Beating the Cheating: 10 Ways to Avoid Plagiarized Assignments Teaching students whose ability to navigate the cyberworld often far surpasses their own creates interesting dilemmas for educators, particularly when assigning traditional research-based questions. Students submit slick and impressive products collected from internet searching. Before you consider buying a subscription to and using of a forensic approach like Turnitin, you can: Build A Culture of Integrity in 10 Easy Steps 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

If you have not heard of Kathy Schrock, you are missing out as she provides a plethora of information and links about copyright and intellectual property. It is like one-stop shopping when you visit this site. Happy reading! by annambaker Feb 5