BitLaw is a comprehensive Internet resource on technology law, containing over 1,800 pages on patent, copyright, trademark, and Internet legal issues. BitLaw was created by Daniel A. Tysver, a partner with the intellectual property law firm of Beck & Tysver.
This portal provides real world, practical and relevant copyright information for anyone navigating the net.
The Copyright Management Center (CMC) serves the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and larger Indiana University community with copyright issues arising in the creation of original works and in the use of existing copyrighted works for teaching, research, and service. Includes good examples of how to obtain permissions to use copyrighted materials.
This site, sponsored by the Council on Library Resources, FindLaw Internet Legal Resources and the Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources, provides a search engine which searches copyright and fair use guidelines.
This web page presents about everything you can imagine dealing with copyright. It includes links to information, publications, and legislation regarding copyright.
This page includes questions which have come to the attention of the Office of General Counsel at the University of Texas from a variety of sources, including personal correspondence and listserves.
This page contains a crash course in copyright law and use.
District copyright web publishing rules from Bellingham Public Schools in Bellingham, Washington. Includes links to useful forms. Includes links to other copyright resources.
The Association of Research Libraries in Washington, DC has created this website that includes copyright information from legislation, court cases, legal decisions, conferences, and other sources.
Includes a link to Laura Gasaway's work entitled "When Works Pass into the Public Domain," a helpful table that simplifies the issue of when a copyrighted work is no longer covered by copyright restrictions based on its date of publication. Also included on this page are sections on university copyright resources and on non-university intellectual property resources.
Includes a Multimedia Fair Use Guidelines document, a sample endorsement letter, background and summary of the Fair Use Guidelines, a Macintosh PowerPoint presentation on the Fair Use Guidelines, and the text of a report including the guideline documents for distance education and the educational use of digital images.
This page includes information on copyright milestones, especially those of interest in particular to libraries and information service providers.
This page includes an article that can alert you to legal issues which might arise out of Web publishing - issues which perfectly well intended staff members might not anticipate. Author Jamie McKenzie offers warnings and suggestions which may save your school from stumbling into trouble.
Currently representing more than 600 American music publishers, NMPA has worked to interpret copyright law, educate the public about licensing, and safeguard the interests of its members. NMPA's Internet Anti-Piracy Task Force has prepared a paper, The Engine of Free Expression: Copyright on the Internet.
This web page makes an attempt to answer common myths about copyright seen on the net and cover issues related to copyright and USENET/Internet publication.
This site contains questions frequently asked in the copyright office public information section.