A FILMMAKER’S GUIDE TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
This section will provide you with a general background on those areas of intellectual property law that most impact the filmmaking process. Here you will find resources to help your understanding of the following:
• Copyright law (p. 249)
What is a copyright? (p. 249)
Copyright rights. (p. 250)
Copyright terminology. (p. 250)
What is not protectable under U.S. copyright law? (p. 253)
Fair Use. (p. 256)
Copyright ownership. (p. 260)
Work made for hire. (p. 263)
Copyright duration. (p. 268)
Copyright infringement. (p. 269)
• Right of Publicity (p. 271)
What is the right of publicity? (p. 271)
First Amendment and the right of publicity. (p. 272)
Tests to determine infringement of the right of ...
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