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Copyright Basics: Learn How to Obtain a Copyright is an entertaining and informative look at the importance of copyright when creating or using media as a professional, hobbyist or as an instructor in a media class.
In addition to copyright law, learn about trademark and patent laws, fair use, public domain, creative commons, DMCA and the TEACH Act.
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|Section 1: A Guide to Copyright for Media Artists & Educators|
Introduction & OverviewPreview
|Information on the rights granted by Copyright
|Copyright Exceptions and Limitations|
|Information on Public Domain|
|Definition of Work for Hire|
|The process of Copyrighting
|The Copyright Notice
|How long does a copyright last?
|How long does it take to get proof of your copyright?|
|What is Copyright Infringement?|
|Trademark and Patent
|Explanation of a Trademark|
|Explanation of Patent|
|Explanation of Patent Pending|
|Exceptions to Fair Use|
|Explanation of Trademark Fair Use|
|Explanation of Creative Commons|
|Explanation of Parody as Fair Use|
|Section 2: Advances to Copyright Law (Internet)|
|More recent advances in Copyright Law due to the internet|
|Explanation of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act|
|Explanation of File Sharing and how Copyright affects it|
|Copyright issues to be aware of when producing video content|
|Copyright issues to be aware of when producing photographs or art images|
|Section 3: The TEACH Act - For Educators and Institutional Policymakers|
|TEACH Act (For Educators)|
Procedures for Institutional Policymakers in order to adhere to the TEACH Act
|Procedures for IT (Information Technology) in order to adhere to the TEACH Act|
|Procedures for Teachers in order to adhere to the TEACH Act|
|Recap and Closing Credits|
|Section 4: Copyright Quiz|
|Section 5: Copyright Quiz Answer Key|
Copyright Quiz Answer Key (with additional details)
|Section 6: Educator Guide (Copyright Information Resources)|
|Lecture 32||1 page|
|Links to additional Copyright resources to use in the classroom or teaching environment|
|Section 7: Royalty Free Media Guide|
|Lecture 33||1 page|
Links to Royalty Free Media sites
|Section 8: A Guide to Copyright Lecture Workbook|
A Guide to Copyright Lecture Workbook
Mike “Cheno” Chenoweth is an award-winning producer who has been involved in the film and video industry since 1992, working mostly in film & commercial production. Mike has written and produced commercial material for International businesses such as Biogen Pharmaceuticals, Weider Nutrition International, Nero Digital Software, ADP as well as numerous national and local clients.