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Fab Lab: Copyright/Fair Use

Copyright and You!

Should "Happy Birthday" Protected by Copyright?

What is Copyright?

What is Fair Use?

Understanding Public Domain

What works have expired into the public domain?2

  • All works published in the U.S. before 1923
  • All works published with a copyright notice from 1923 through 1963 without copyright renewal
  • All works published without a copyright notice from 1923 through 1977
  • All works published without a copyright notice from 1978 through March 1, 1989, and without subsequent registration within 5 years