Chapter 4: U.S. Copyright

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This chapter focuses on the development of U.S. copyright law.

Key Terms

Intellectual property

Registration of copyright

Copyright infringement

Phonogram

Exclusive rights of copyright owners

Public domain

Work for hire

Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act

Fairness in Music Licensing Act of 1998

First Sale Doctrine

Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998

Digital Audio Home Recording Act of 1992

Fair Use

Sampling

No Electronic Theft, or “NET” Act of 1997

Creative Commons license

PIPA and SOPA

Flashcards

Quizzes

Video

“Creativity & Culture, Science & Innovation,” Duke University's Center for the Study of the Public Domain
http://law.duke.edu/cspd/video/

Weblinks

Harry Fox Agency
http://HarryFox.com

National Music Publishers Association (NMPA)
http://nmpa.org/home/index.asp

The Orchard
http://www.theorchard.com/

RightsFlow
http://rightsflow.com/

Limelight
http://SongClearance.com

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
http://wipo.int/portal/index.html.en

United States Copyright Office
http://Copyright.gov

Electronic Copyright Office (eCO) Tutorial
http://copyright.gov/eco/eco-tutorial.pdf

The Digital Millenium Copyright Act of 1998
http://copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf

Center for the Study of the Public Domain, Duke University Law Center
http://law.duke.edu/cspd/about.html

Creative Commons
http://CreativeCommons.org

Blog: “Fairly Used Blog”
Copyright and Fair Use, Stanford University Libraries
http://fairuse.stanford.edu/

Music Copyright Infringement Resource, UCLA and Columbia Law Schools
http://cip.law.ucla.edu/Pages/default.aspx