Copyright Questions

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One Page Copyright?

Posted by: pmoonfyre
September 14, 2021 @ 8:17pm
Years ago I inherited my great grandmother's diary containing witchcraft spells that have been used in our family for generations. There is one particular page I would like to use for a project that I am doing.
The page consists of 13 spells, the... Read more...
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"Personal use" of copyrighted material?

Posted by: ElissaD
September 12, 2021 @ 7:41pm
I am an amateur artist, and I love making t-shirts for myself. Usually the images are of characters from shows or movies I like and may or may not be my own original drawings of said characters. Am I breaking copyright law even if these are personal... Read more...
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copyright issue?

Posted by: WyattE
August 2, 2021 @ 5:27pm
I recently was hired by an organization that puts on a music festival to capture footage of everything and create a highlight video of the entire music festival. There is a plethora of artists who performed that weekend. One of these artists reached out... Read more...
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Adapted Images and Figures

Posted by: njuve
July 8, 2021 @ 3:46pm
A student wants to use a figure from someone else's article in their thesis. (They say they do not plan to publish, but our insitituion does place all theses in the PQ database.)
The figure they want to use is from a research article, and in the... Read more...
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Facebook Photo Fair Use Guidelines

Posted by: critchtrat
July 7, 2021 @ 2:03pm
I made a Facebook SATIRE meme, using a publically known person's HEAD, and their dog.
The HEAD and DOG pictures, of the other guy, had been posted by HIM, on HIS Facebook page.
He is a PUBLIC college professor, journalist, meditation... Read more...
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Posting material on a website of a professional society

Posted by: ekowler
June 14, 2021 @ 9:58am
(I tried to post this question earlier but it did not appear on the forum so I'm trying again).
 
I'm on the board of a professional society.  We would like to post the talks and poster presentations given at the last meeting of the... Read more...
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Hiring a contractor to take screenshots of anatomical structures, License problems?

Posted by: NoobForLaw
June 8, 2021 @ 2:15pm
I am hiring a contractor to take screenshots of anatomical structures that I have painted. I want to make sure he has no rights or any ways to claim anything in relation to my images. This is the first contract I have written so I am scared.
I... Read more...
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Photos from Far-Eastern Review (1908-1913)

Posted by: IbnBattuta
June 6, 2021 @ 5:58am
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Posted by: Charles
March 26, 2021 @ 7:41pm
Hello! I'm a published playwright mulling a new project with the title "Charles Dickens' It's a Wonderful Life." The Frank Capra/Jimmy Stewart original IAWL from the 40's *IS* still under copyright -- notwithstanding the fact that it fell into public... Read more...
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Personal facebook post with sports image in it

Posted by: sary
March 18, 2021 @ 2:36pm
I want to write a personal facebook post on my facebook page. For that post, I want to use a picture of Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi I found in... Read more...
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School Virtual Talent Show

Posted by: hfloyd
March 17, 2021 @ 11:42am
With Fair Use, especially during oiur remote learning in Covid, is it okay to have a school talent show over Zoom/Meet?
I understand that recording or live streaming over YouTube would likely shut the talent show down. but could a school use Zoom... Read more...
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Photograph Copyrights

Posted by: James123
March 15, 2021 @ 2:05pm
Hello, I have recently gained permission to use photographs from various photographers. These rights were attained through written consent as well as a form which they have signed. I do not OWN the photo, but they have allowed me to use them commercially,... Read more...
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Pre-loading mp3 players with iTunes music

Posted by: trekkeriii
March 10, 2021 @ 8:53am
Is it legal for a healthcare organization to provide pre-loaded mp3 players with music purchased by the healthcare organization through iTunes or other like Music services? Basically the plan is to buy gift cards for iTunes, have a shared Apple ID at a... Read more...
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Book translation copyright

Posted by: petrumadalin
March 6, 2021 @ 3:42am
Hi everyone,
I have been granted the copyright of a book, for the translation in my lanuage in 2009, and the author have just passed away this year. The book have not been published yet. Am I still the the holder of the copyriht of the... Read more...
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Allowing digitization of historic library materials

Posted by: bigede
March 4, 2021 @ 4:02pm
I was contacted by a company since it was interested in digitizing materials in our local history roomfor its product that it hopes to sell to the public for a monthly fee and we could potentially receive a small amount of revenue.
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images and heart of the work

Posted by: hb
February 4, 2021 @ 11:22am
Someone asked me a question that has puzzled me. Would an image in and of itself be considered the heart of the work? If it were a part of an article, for instance, and was not central to the article topic, would it still be judged on its own?
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This may sound hopeless, but I have a Russian language book by Mikhail Zadornov (Ya Nukogda Ne Dumal), published in 2007. I know the copyright laws are different in every country, and there is no way this book could be in the public domain. I believe the

Posted by: Hellb1
December 16, 2020 @ 1:23pm
I have a Russian language book by Mikhail Zadornov published in either 2007 or 2010 that I would very much like to transllate into English. I know that copyright laws are different in each country, and I believe that in Russia copyright lasts for 74 years... Read more...
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Is the Public Domain Slider going to be updated from Flash?

Posted by: Ih8alaoitp
December 4, 2020 @ 7:50am
Since Adobe Flash has an imminent end of life, I am wondering if anyone is working on a non-flash version of the Public Domain Slider?
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