Copyright made easy

Quickly become highly knowledgable about Copyright law and how to use a copyright to protect your work.
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (807 ratings)
26,660 students
Copyright made easy
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (807 ratings)
26,659 students
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

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 this course is for:
  • 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.
Course content
4 sections • 8 lectures • 1h 36m total length
  • Welcome and Introduction
    04:29
  • Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks
    17:07
  • Copyrights are easier than Patents
    04:41
  • Understanding Original Work of Authorship
    18:32
  • Copyright benefits, Fair use and copyright length
    18:01
  • Marks and Registration
    19:36
  • Poor man's copyright
    05:45
  • Copyright flowchart Summary and resources
    08:37

Instructor
Lawyer, Developer and Internet Geek
Chris du Toit
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 2,000 Reviews
  • 51,211 Students
  • 3 Courses

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.