Legal information on the subject of copyright law.
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Intellectual Property Online
An exhaustive list of annotated links to patent, trademark and copyright information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
American Bar Association
Information on Intellectual Property laws. Includes articles on current legislation, tips, and upcoming programs.
International convention for the protection of literary and artistic works.
Contracts, Copyright and Preemption in a Digital World
Law journal article by I. Trotter Hardy focusing on copyrights.
Copyright and Art Issues
Copyright and fair use in the realm of art and our cultural heritage.
Copyright and Related Rights
Articles, guidelines, meeting schedules, resources, and press releases.
Copyright Association of Ireland
Promotes informed debate and awareness of copyright issues in Ireland and around the world.
Copyright Information Services
Overview of laws, rights, and treaties regarding copyrights and intellectual properties. Includes information on registration, fair use, and applications in the recording and publishing industries.
DMCA Protection & Takedown Services
Provider of digital millennium copyright act (Dmca) Takedown services and website content protection tools.
Fair Use in a Nutshell
A 16-step roadmap to copyright's most important exception. By Lloyd J. Jassin, a New York-based publishing attorney.
GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
Organization supporting software authors who give up their copyright protections to allow the free distribution of software.
Illustrated Story of Copyright
Detailing the history of copyright law.
Myths About Copyright Explained
Answers to common myths about copyright from Brad Templeton, former publisher at ClariNet Communications Corp.,
National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage
Information sharing initiatives, including copyright town meetings.
Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900)
A digital archive of primary sources on copyright from the Universities of Cambridge and Bournemouth in the UK. Initially focuses on document from Renaissance Italy, France, German-speaking countries, Britain and the United States. Search and browse by date, location, language, and author.
Public Domain Information Project
Reference site to help the ordinary person identify music and songs in the public domain.
Australian copyright information
Standford University Libraries: Copyright and Fair Use
Overview of rights and permissions for websites, academics and educational applications. Includes frequently asked questions, registration, enforcement, public domains, and research.
Stanford Copyright & Fair Use
Information and study aids concerning copyright law.
United States Copyright Office
Provides and an overview of copyright law, federal laws, regulations and other US government publications. Also provides information about registering a copyrighted document, as well as a searchable database of documents filed with the office.
Annotated copyright policies of selected colleges and universities.
Purpose of Copyright
An essay on the state of copyright protections. (February 01, 2000)
Basic Copyright Concepts For Writers
Article explaining basic copyright concepts with links, examples, and additional information. (September 01, 1997)
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