Copyright law is unique in the greater intellectual property regime, as it protects original expression that is fixed in a tangible medium and is the product of authorship. This course is designed for creative professionals — such as screenwriters, musicians, documentary filmmakers or artists — who want to understand the scope and limits of which works can enjoy U.S. copyright protection. The course will introduce students to the workings of copyright law through an examination of the system’s basic principles, rules, and institutions. Topics will include; the justifications for copyright law, copyrightable subject matter, authorship, the nature and scope of copyright’s exclusive rights, fair use, and remedies for infringement.
This course is part of the Intellectual Property Law Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Identify the basic elements of copyright
Describe what copyright does and does not protect
Explain the limits of copyright protection
Analyze fair use and other complex doctrines that extend from copyright law
Skills you will gain
- Copyright Protection
- Fair Use
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
What is Copyright?
Copyright's Basic Rights
Copyright's Advanced Rights
Limitations and Exceptions to Copyright
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TOP REVIEWS FROM COPYRIGHT LAW
Great course, great examination of student's knowledge. Highly recommend to others seeking an introduction to copyright law!
Extremely informative, interesting and very well taught!
The instructor's voice got pretty annoying after a while but overall fairly engaging. The name of the company in the summative assignment also got a really good laugh out of me.
Extremely informative! The instructor was great! Don't miss this out if you're into intellectual property law, especially studying the intricacies of copyright.
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