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Copyright Laws 101
Thursday, October 21, 2021
10:00 a.m.
Online
For More Information:
hkabashi@umd.edu
https://umd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XxVRuxtWRoij8qjh-QSyHQ

Copyright Laws 101

Got a painting, wrote a novel or code, carved a statue? The U.S. copyright system is designed to provide all types of creators with a mechanisms to file for formal protection of their form of expression, whether a book, a play, a sculpture, computer code, or other work of creation. Copyrights last a long time and infringement or stealing of a work can have a steep cost. This webinar will address the various forms of copyright exclusive rights and what they mean, and discuss the evolving concept of fair use - its uses and limits. Interesting court cases involving Penn & Teller, Prince, Beyoncé and others will colorfully illustrate the principles.

When: Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, 10:00 - 11:00 AM 
Presenter: Raymond Van Dyke,  Van Dyke Intellectual Property Law
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