Learn about the various forms of creative expression protected by copyright.
- [Instructor] Remember, copyright is simple.…As soon as your pen is off the paper,…you own the copyright.…But that begs the question, what can you copyright?…That is, what specific types of…creative expression can be copyrighted?…Let's turn to Kohel Haver once again…with this follow-up question:…What can you copyright?…Here's his answer.…- You can copyright original expressions…that are in some tangible form.…
You can copyright a photograph, you can copyright a drawing,…you can copyright a melody is but it's got to be…saved in some tangible form.…If I come up with a poem off the cuff and I just…recite it without writing it down, unless it's…being recorded or unless it's being preserved somewhere…or if it's just out in the ether, you can't protect it.…If it's protected somewhere, then you have a copyright…that's in a tangible medium of expression.…
All of those rules have changed pretty significantly…in the last few years because it's so easy…to capture and preserve things.…- [Instructor] Copyright is the tangible byproduct…
- What's a copyright?
- What can you copyright?
- Registering a copyright
- How long does a copyright last?
- What's derivative work?
- Responding to infringement
- When to contact a lawyer
- Common copyright misconceptions
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Copyright for Photographerswith Carolyn E. Wright50m 54s Appropriate for all
Understanding Copyright: A Deeper Divewith Dana Robinson1h 12m Appropriate for all
1. What Is Copyright?
2. Copyright Registration
3. Copyright Infringers
4. Responding to Infringement
5. Common Copyright Misconceptions
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