Copyright Law

Arts and the Law

Explores complex interaction through discussions of free speech, intellectual property law, arts, censorship, and similar topics.

Berne Convention

International convention for the protection of literary and artistic works.

Contracts, Copyright and Preemption in a Digital World

Law journal article by I. Trotter Hardy

Copyright & Fair Use FAQ

From Stanford University Law School.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Links, resources and information relating to copyright law.

Copyright FAQ

Answers to frequently asked copyright questions.

Copyright, Libraries and the Public

Information relating to fair use, library exemptions, and recent copyright legislation, from The American Library Association.

Copyright on the Internet

Copyright information for internet authors and artists.

The Copyright Website

Endeavoring to provide real world, practical and relevant copyright information.


Daily copyright and intellectual property headlines, and annotated intellectual property links.

Crash Course in Copyright

Beginner's guide to all aspects of copyright law, from the University of Texas.

Edward Barrow's Internet Copyright Pages

A site devoted to UK copyright law.

FACE - Friends of Active Copyright Education

Basic information about copyright, FAQs, myths and links are available in specialized areas of Moving & Still Images, Music, Words, Internet and International.

Fair Use in a Nutshell

A 16-step roadmap to copyright's most important exception. By Lloyd J. Jassin, a New York-based publishing attorney.

GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)

Organization supporting software authors who give up their copyright protections to allow the free distribution of software.

Interview: Michael Landau on Copyright

Professor Landau of the Georgia State University College of Law comments on the Supreme Court case of The New York Times v. Tasini.

Lawgirl's Copyright Basics

Copyright help page. Basic copyright information and links to registration help and resource pages.

Myths About Copyright Explained

Answers to common myths about copyright from Brad Templeton, former publisher at ClariNet Communications Corp.,

National Legislation - UNESCO

Directory of full-text copyright laws from around the world, in English, for review on line or free download.


Australian copyright information

Stanford Copyright & Fair Use

Information and study aids concerning copyright law.

US copyright law

Title 17- Copyrights- of the U.S. Code in its entirity from Cornell University

What is Copyright Protection?

Information about copyrights in general, and as applied to the internet.

Purpose of Copyright

An essay on the state of copyright protections. (February 1, 2000)

Basic Copyright Concepts For Writers

Article explaining basic copyright concepts with links, examples, and additional information. (September 1, 1997)

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