Copyright and Fair Use Webinar

Written on February 9, 2012 by

Here is the recording of the February 8, 2012 webinar on “Copyright and Fair Use.

In this webinar, we cover:
– What is copyright infringement?
– What are the defenses to copyright infringement?
– What is “Fair Use?”
– Fair Use Cases
– Parody cases
– Case study – Shepard Fairey v. Associated Press


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The slides can be found here – http://blog.davismcgrath.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/2012-02-08-Webinar-slides-Copyright-and-Fair-Use.pdf

We are requesting 1/2 hour of Illinois MCLE credit for this webinar. If you need MCLE credit for viewing the webinar, please send your name and ARDC number to Kevin Thompson. Please also send him your questions.

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Our next webinar will be on March 7, 2012 from 12:00 – 12:30 CST on “Trademarks and Domain Names.For more information, click here.

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