Plagiarism03 - Sex, Lies, and Sex, Plagiarism Plagiarism...

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Sex, Lies, and Sex, Lies, and Plagiarism Plagiarism Copyright, Fair Use, Rosemary Chase University Copyright Officer University Libraries rchase@gmu.edu
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Presume EVERYTHING Presume EVERYTHING IS OWNED IS OWNED [copyrighted, patented, [copyrighted, patented, trademarked] trademarked] by someone. by someone.
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Only the Only the owner owner can can copy copy distribute distribute perform perform display display or or make a derivative make a derivative work. work.
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FAIR USE” FAIR USE” LETS YOU USE LETS YOU USE OTHERS’ WORKS… OTHERS’ WORKS…
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BUT NOT VERY BUT NOT VERY MUCH, MUCH, AND NOT FOR AND NOT FOR VERY LONG. VERY LONG.
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Sometimes you need to Sometimes you need to ask permission ask permission …ahead of time. …ahead of time.
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What is Copyright? What is Copyright? Copyright laws grant exclusive rights to the owners of an original work Such as: Literary, musical, artistic A set of EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS
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Basis for Copyright Basis for Copyright A little history… A little history… “To every cow, her calf.” An Irish king in settling property rights in a manuscript. In the mid - 15 th century with the invention of the printing press, laws were passed in London to control the presses – and what was printed – Authors lose rights at first printing…
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Basis for Copyright Basis for Copyright A little more history… A little more history… By 1694, these same printing institutions wanted Parliament to grant them rights in perpetuity…so, between the 16 th and 17 th centuries, controlling print content became control of print .
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Basis for U.S. Copyright Basis for U.S. Copyright In the early 18 th century, authors are again considered – They are given a 14 year exclusive term and the opportunity to renew for an additional 14 years, if they are still living Statute of Anne: 1710 Was the model for U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 8.
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Basis for U.S. Copyright Basis for U.S. Copyright Constitution, Article I, Section 8: Constitution, Article I, Section 8: “The Congress shall have Power…To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Time to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.” Title 17 of U.S. Code - Federal Copyright Law
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Copyright. .. Copyright. .. Work Must Be: Original expression Fixed in a tangible form Begins: At the moment original work is fixed Example: Graphic created in PhotoShop is protected as soon as saved to disk.
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Protected Works Protected Works Literary Musical Dramatic Pantomime Pictorial, Graphic, Sculpture Audio Visual Sound Recording Architectural
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Non-Protected Works Non-Protected Works Cannot be Copyrighted Cannot be Copyrighted Ideas Facts Titles Names Short Phrases
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Public Domain Non-Protected Works Anything published before 1923 Federal Government Works
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course ENGL 302 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.

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