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15 Lessons (35m)
    • 1. Copyright Course Introduction

      2:48
    • 2. How to Make the Most of this Course

      1:26
    • 3. What is Copyright, Rights of Copyright Owner, & What Copyright Doesn’t Cover?

      4:31
    • 4. 3 Most Important Rules of Copyright You Need to Know

      2:16
    • 5. Copyright Symbol © - Do I Need Give Notice of Copyright?

      0:59
    • 6. What’s the Difference between Copyright vs. Trademark vs. Patent?

      3:39
    • 7. International Copyright - How Do I Get Copyright Protection Internationally?

      1:54
    • 8. What is “Work Made for Hire?” & How Does it Apply to Me as a Content Creator?

      3:11
    • 9. What is Copyright Infringement?

      1:01
    • 10. What If I’m Caught for Copyright Infringement?

      0:59
    • 11. What’s the Penalty for Copyright Infringement?

      1:31
    • 12. How Do I Protect My Work by Registering My Copyright?

      1:50
    • 13. Fair Use Defense -- How to Use Copyrighted Work without Getting in Trouble

      3:03
    • 14. Public Domain -- Are Facts, Numbers, and Ideas Okay to Use?

      1:56
    • 15. Course Summary & Final Words

      3:56

Project Description

In a nutshell, any original image, writing, or recording in a fixed medium (written down or saved as a file) is protected by copyright law.

So if you take a photo with your camera, you have the rights to that photo immediately. Similarly, when you hit save on a Word doc, you have a copyright to that content.

The only notable exceptions are when you create something for work (your employer would own it), or when you use something that already has copyright protection as the basis for your work.

So if you want to use someone else’s content, you should ensure that you... read more inside...

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