Copyright

Hanna Hess

Terms

Copyright- the right to make copies, or license work


Fair use- a document that allows small portions of copyrighted materials to be used without permission


Public domain- Work that has no copyright or patent, or work whose copyright has expired.


Plagiarism- the act of using and authors work as one’s own and without crediting the original author.


Intellectual property- Property that is the result of original creative thoughts, as copyright material or trademarks.

When Was It Established?

  • Copyright was established on January 1st, 1978
  • The U.S. Constitution deals with copyright in Article 1, Section 8

Citations


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  • "Fair Use." Merriam Webster, n.d. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.



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  • "Intellectual Property." Http://dictionary.reference.com/. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.



  • "Plagiarism." Http://dictionary.reference.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.



  • Dictionary. N.d. Google. Google. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.