Copyright made easy
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Copyright made easy

Quickly become highly knowledgable about Copyright law and how to use a copyright to protect your work.
4.4 (256 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
13,207 students enrolled
Created by Chris du Toit
Last updated 12/2014
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
Choose the right type of protection: Copyright, Patent or Trademark
Understand the benefits that intellectual property brings
Understand what copyright really means
Learn how to apply copyright law and protection to your content
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Requirements
  • The course is based on US Copyright law only
Description

Taught by a licensed attorney, Copyright Made Easy is going to give you a comprehensive introduction to Copyright law and how you can use copyrights to protect your work.

Explained in a easy, highly practical manner, you will learn about the different forms of Intellectual property, the requirements to get a copyright, how you get a copyright and how you can further enhance your copyright for additional protection.

The course is conveniently structured in palatable video lectures where you will learn an important new concept in each video. Featuring over 2 hours of video instruction, you will be sure to walk away with a thorough understanding of copyright law. Although thorough, it is always practical and concise.

This course is important for anybody who "creates" work: Websites, articles, songs and more and is looking to protect their effort.

Who is the target audience?
  • This is a comprehensive introduction to copyright law in a practical manner that you can immediately apply to your business or creations. No prior experience with copyright is needed and the course will explain legal topics in clear, easy to understand language and offer highly practical tips.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 8 Lectures Collapse All 8 Lectures 01:36:48
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Introduction to Intellectual Property
2 Lectures 21:36
Welcome and Introduction
04:29

Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks
17:07
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Copyright
3 Lectures 41:14
Copyrights are easier than Patents
04:41

Understanding Original Work of Authorship
18:32

Copyright benefits, Fair use and copyright length
18:01
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Adding power to your copyright
2 Lectures 25:21
Marks and Registration
19:36

Poor man's copyright
05:45
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 08:37
Copyright flowchart Summary and resources
08:37
About the Instructor
Chris du Toit
4.4 Average rating
653 Reviews
25,462 Students
3 Courses
Lawyer, Developer and Internet Geek

Chris is an experienced technology professional and licensed attorney. He has held executive roles in public companies, started his own companies and has extensive product management experience.

He likes to take complex concepts and break them down in a very easy to understand manner, and make sure that all the information is very practical and ready to use. Whether it's a legal concept or showing you how to develop software, you can sure the course will walk you step by step to what you need to know.