So What-- about Copyright: What Artists Need to Know about Copyright & Trademarks ; for Filmmakers, Visual Artists, and Writers

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Public Knowledge, 2005 - Law - 115 pages
So What ...About Copyright?, in plain and accessible language, provides you with an overview of copyright law -- from a historic understanding of copyright law as conceived by the Framers of the U.S. Constitution to current policy issues that may affect you, as an artist, and your work. So What ...About Copyright? is a series of essays written with the artist in mind. This book presents the basics on copyright, trademark, fair use, and the public domain. Chapters for filmmakers, visual artists, and writers explain how creators can best understand, benefit from, and follow copyright and trademark laws.

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