Copy Right

By: Haley Bolsinger

Fair Use

he doctrine that brief excerpts of copyright material may, under certain circumstances, be quoted verbatim for purposes such as criticism, news reporting, teaching, and research, without the need for permission from or payment to the copyright holder.

Citation: "Fair Use." New Oxford American Dictionary. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.

Public Domain

the state of belonging or being available to the public as a whole, and therefore not subject to copyright

Citation: "Public Domain." New Oxford American Dictionary. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print.

Plagiarism

copying, infringement of copyright, piracy, theft, stealing

citation: "Plagiarism." New Oxford Dictionary. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.

Intellectual property

a work or invention that is the result of creativity, such as a manuscript or a design, to which one has rights and for which one may apply for a patent, copyright, trademark, etc.

Citation: "Intellectual Property." New Oxford American Dictionary. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.

Copy Right

the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same

Citation: "Copy Right." New Oxford American Dictionary. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.

Which section of the U.S. Constitution deals with copyright?

Article 1, section 8, clause 8

When is copyright established?

It has to be in tangible form. Copyright was first established in 1790.