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Fair Use in Copyright Law

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Fair Use in Copyright Law

Workshop Description/Agenda

Better understand the proper federal copyright law that takes place within different media platforms.This topic is designed to provide practical counseling about fair use in federal copyright law. It should be particularly of interest to lawyers advising and representing clients in the media, entertainment, advertising, and internet industries. Especially now, fair use is a hotly litigated topic due to the expanse of the internet and the easy accessibility to and copying of copyrighted materials. The courts have not resolved many issues in fair use law, as the Supreme Court rarely takes such cases and the circuits are split on many issues. You will hear from leading intellectual property lawyer, Rex Heinke, and can ask him questions about this important topic in today's world.

Fair Use Introduction
• Constitutional Purpose and Definition by Courts
• Statutory Basis (17 U.S.C. § 107)

First Amendment
• First Amendment Impact on Copyright

Judicial Weighing of Fair Use Factors
• Multiple Factors-Based Analysis
• Unclear Rules on Weight Given to Each Factor
• Complications Caused by Case-By-Case Analysis

• Purpose and Character of Use
• Nature of Copyrighted Work
• Amount and Substantiality of the Portion Used
• Effect on the Market for the Copyrighted Work
• Additional Facts or Circumstances Considered

Practical Considerations in Counseling on Fair Use
• Counseling Clients About Asking for Permission to Use Copyrighted Works or Relying on Fair Use Defense
• Common Fair Use Scenarios

Rex S. Heinke from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

CLE (Please check the Detailed Credit Information page for states that have already been approved) ,NALA ,Additional credit may be available upon request.

Who Should Attend

This live webinar is primarily designed for attorneys. Other legal professionals may also benefit from attending.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: Law Training > Legal Research/Writing

Training Course Summary: Fair Use in Copyright Law

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Recorded on 12/21/2017