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Name: Copyright Law Module 1 of 3: An Overview of U.S. Copyright Law
ID: m14063
Language: English (en)
Summary: This series of three modules (subsequent modules are linked at the bottom of this page) is intended to provide an overview of U.S. Copyright Law, both as it is written in law and as it functions in the courts. The evolution of copyright law in response to new technologies, the specifics of U.S. Copyright Law, and significant copyright court cases are all discussed. This first module is a basic overview of U.S. Copyright Law: what it is, the types of works it covers, and the protections it guarantees creators.
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: copyright, Digital Millenium Copyright Act, fair use, intellectual property
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Ashley Allen (aallen@rice.edu)
Copyright Holders: Ashley Allen (aallen@rice.edu)
Maintainers: Ashley Allen (aallen@rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Oct 15, 2006 11:54 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Oct 19, 2006 12:52 pm +0000

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Version: 1.3 Oct 19, 2006 12:52 pm +0000 by Ashley Allen
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Version: 1.2 Oct 19, 2006 12:48 pm +0000 by Ashley Allen
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Version: 1.1 Oct 19, 2006 12:37 pm +0000 by Ashley Allen
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