How much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement? Hint: Cheshire Cat IP Without IP? A Study of the Online Adult Entertainment Industry Guidance on websites and copyright registration from the U.S. Copyright Office Hathi Trust case – full docket available at Justia Is it in the Public Domain? Review by Peter Hirtle Public Domain Handbook – Samuelson clinic Future proofing copyright Who’s the Owner: A White Paper on “Improving Copyright Information Management: An Investigation of Options and Areas for Further Research” Deadline: April 14th. Public invited to weigh in on orphan works – US Copyright Office Technological Protection Measures – lecture by William Fisher CopyrightX lectures fully available to the public Unusual number of interesting copyright decisions U.S. Case Law is in the public domain – why isn’t it all free online? Congratulations, you have an app – now what? Legal considerations Fair Use hearings in Congress January 28, 2014 Request for public comment regarding First Sale still due Nov 13th Notes from an Accidental Advocate for the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act (UELMA) Time for public comment on copyright and remixes, first sale, damages and more: Commerce Dept Task Force – Oct 15 first deadline; November 13 second deadline Buy a book? Watch it disappear. EU orphan works directive – a guide New copyright decisions – written by Justia lawyers Unlocking Technology Act – aiming for a right to unlock your cell phone Public Knowledge has useful excerpts from last week’s Copyright Reform Hearing in Congress Copyright Principles Project – House Judiciary Committee Hearing recording from May 16, 2013 Relaunched Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center The Next Great Copyright Act – add your voice by May 14th Attack on Open Access Behind the Scenes With Winston Tabb, Representing Libraries at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) CIS Fair Use Experts Answer Fair Use Questions About YouTube Copyright Case Summaries: Interview with Cicely Wilson and Courtney Minick of Justia Interview: Rich Stim, Permissions and Fair Use The Authors Guild et al v. Google Inc. :: Justia Dockets & Filings Ruminations on monographs, rights and freeing the public domain A new twist — securing authors’ rights when negotiating content licenses An interview with Julia Blixrud (ARL) and Ivy Anderson (University of California) Open Access Scholarship, Part II: An Interview with Richard A. Danner Open Access to Scholarship, Part I: A Conversation with Michelle Pearse New Copyright Videos Music copyright cases – Judith Finell talk Oct 21 Rising Into the Public Domain: The Copyright Review Management System (CRMS) at the University of Michigan Fair Use, Free Speech and Social Value – Sept 8th – Anthony Falzone The 2010 DVD Exemption to the DMCA: An Interview with Abigail De Kosnik, Gary Handman and Mark Kaiser [ORGCon 2010] James Boyle: The Incredible Shrinking Public Domain An Insider’s View of the WIPO: Interview with Janice T. Pilch, UIUC Urban Copyright Legends Lawrence Lessig: Re-examining the remix Can My Library Scan and Post Unpublished Photographs from its Local History Files? An interview with Ricky Erway and Merrilee Proffitt Open Source, Open Standards, Open Access – what is made open and by what legal regimes? Comments due March 24 to Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator – on enforcement efforts UCLA Takes Step Forward in Enunciating Educational Principles for Streaming Video An interview with Christine Borgman and Amy Blum Would an approved Google Books settlement offer competitors equal footing? Copyright For Librarians Already a Success - An interview with Dr. Melanie Dulong de Rosnay Stanford revises Google Books agreement An interview with Mimi Calter Do you need to send an copy of your online works to the Copyright Office for deposit? Interim regulations (Jan. 25) allow exemptions for most online works – for now. Good rundown on Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) by Michael Geist Evolution of U.S. formalities in copyright – Jane Ginsberg’s analysis Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States – 2010 Update An interview with Peter Hirtle Law.gov workshop (free) – Stanford Law Library on Tues Jan 12 10am – 5:30pm SSRN: Should Copyright of Academic Works Be Abolished? Working Paper by Steven Shavell Request for comments – webcasters’ public performance of sound recordings and ephemeral recording World’s Fair Use Day – January 12, 2010 Stanford Dissertations Moving from ProQuest to Google An interview with Mimi Calter Copyright and Cultural Institutions An interview with Peter B. Hirtle Disability access comments due to Copyright Office Nov 13 Mostly bad news for educational fair use Update: District court grants partial s.j. to publishers in copyshop case Featured case: Scott v Scribd (children’s book author claims her work downloaded over 100 times without permission) Featured case: Blackwell Publishing v Miller (copyshop and university course readings) Featured Case: Author’s Guild v. Google Inc. (Google Book Settlement) #gbs – letters pouring in Google Book Search Settlement A Publisher's Viewpoint with Tim Barton and Barbara Cohen Using Magazine Cover Images in Book about Monster Art An Important Fair Use Ruling - An Interview with M. Kelly Tillery Featured case: House of Bryant Publications, L.L.C. v. A&E Television Networks – Rocky Top clip Featured Case: Peermusic v Motive Force- music publishers sue lyrics wiki Stanford Fair Use advisory board members weigh in on copyright of Nuremberg transcripts Legal birds twitter on copyright Kenneth Crews criticizes lack of options for authors in Google Books Settlement Putting the public back into public domain court documents – RECAPTHELAW.ORG Updates on Perfect 10 v Google Google Book Settlement letters to the court Subscribe to key copyright cases via Stanford (courtesy of Justia) E-reserve copyright lawsuit updates Copy shop case update 60 Years Later – Coming through the Rye / First Amendment claim Orphan Works: Statement Of Best Practices – A Quick Interview with Heather Briston Stanford Fairly Used (FairlyUsed) on Twitter Turning out-of-copyright books into gold: An interview with University of Michigan’s Maria Bonn Mandatory deposit of online works Fair Use Evaluator – quick interview with Michael Brewer, Copyright Advisory Network Kindle Speech: Must Users be Disabled in order to legally use it? Quick Interview with Fred Von Lohmann Settlement in Marketing Information Masters v. California State University – a follow-up interview with Jonathan Pink on copyright and sovereign immunity Mimi Calter – Google Book Search Settlement Agreement – A Perspective from Stanford University Libraries New tool for evaluating copyright use by libraries – a quick interview with Michael Brewer Kenneth Crews on WIPO study on library exceptions to copyright law Only 19 comments received by Copyright Office on DMCA rulemaking Creative Commons license used by Obama transition Larry Lessig on Charlie Rose – view online Harry Potter Lexicon Case Appealed Harry Potter Lexicon – Court says not a Fair Use Is it still in copyright? Try the Digital Copyright Slider to figure it out. Oregon Legislative Counsel Committee will not assert copyright on the Oregon Revised Statutes Hearing on copyright status of Oregon Revised Statutes Yoko Ono Lennon v Premise Media court documents available Copyright Renewal Dataset Available Updates on Harry Potter case, PRO-IP bill and more Comments are now open Follow up questions on state university copyright immunity case – Marketing Information Masters v. Trustees of the California State University Librarian participant Peter Hirtle’s view of Section 108 Study Group to change copyright exception for libraries Oregon Claims Copyright on Oregon Revised Statutes District Court Invalidates Portion of Copyright Act as Unconstitutional; Holds State University and Employee Immune From Claim for Copyright Infringement Public domain, law reviews and commercial legal sources: We have met the enemy and it is us Libraries, Archives and Museums – Copyright Recommendations from 108 Study Group Rowling v. RDR Books Trial Set For March 24 Federal Appellate cases on copyright available through Justia Harry Potter court filings available at Stanford Copyright & Fair Use site Fairly Useful on Paul Goldstein’s keynote: “Fair Use: ‘Incredibly Shrinking’ or Extraordinarily Expanding” Question for Stanford Fair Use readers Charts & Tools updated New Fair Use podcast Updates on Fair Use cases – quick interview with Rich Stim, author of Getting Permission (Nolo: 2007) Welcome to the Fairly Used Blog The Determinator: Behind the Scenes at the Stanford Copyright Renewal Database An Interview with Mimi Calter, Stanford University Libraries Digital Access to Archival Works: Could 108(b) Be the Solution? by Peter Hirtle Point/Counterpoint on the DMCA and CTEA A session hosted by the Public Policy Committee during the Art Libraries Society of North America's annual conference Solving the P2P “Problem” – An Innovative Marketplace Solution by Rob Kasunic. Digital Preservation and Copyright by Peter Hirtle Copyright Protection for Short Phrases – Rich Stim How I Learned to Love FAIR USE… Basic Copyright Principles Copyright Reminder Whom do You Trust?