Biomedical Publishing on the Internet

Copyright 2002

Thomas E. Colonna Ph.D./JD

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Module 2

Copyright Issues Part 1 

      

While the legal system is attempting to apply intellectual property laws to the new medium of the Internet, the Internet is unlike traditional media in many respects.  We will look at the basics of copyright and the specific issues related to copyright on the Internet.   

The issues we will focus on in Part 1 include: 

Reading List:

Copyright Basics URL: http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ1.html

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Copyright 

URL: http://www.copyright.gov/faq.html

 

Copyright Registration for Online Works 

URL: http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ66.html

 

Derivative Works URL: http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ14.pdf

 

Fair Use URL: http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fairuse.html

 

How to Register a Work with the US Copyright Office

URL: http://www.copyright.gov/register/literary.html

 

Copyright on the Internet URL: http://www.fplc.edu/tfield/cOpyNet.htm

 

Copyright in the New World of Electronic Publishing

URL: http://www.press.umich.edu/jep/works/strong.copyright.html

 

An Intellectual Property Law Primer for Multimedia and Web Developers

URL: http://www.eff.org//CAF/law/multimedia-handbook

 

Key Cases involving Copyright and the Internet:

Bender v. Hyperlaw URL: http://www.jmls.edu/cyber/cases/bender1.html

 

N.Y. Times v. Tasini URL: http://www.tourolaw.edu/2ndCircuit/September99/97-9181.html

 

Random House v. Rosetta Books URL: http://www.rosettabooks.com/pages/legal.html