Utilizing fair use of copyright
Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 2:00pm
Building 4, 149
182 MEMORIAL DR (REAR), Cambridge, MA 02139
New things are built on what came before. If your work uses copyrighted material, you should know about fair use.
New things are built on what came before. If your work uses copyrighted material, you should know about fair use. What are your rights with regard to prior works? What requires permission and what doesn’t? This session will cover the basics of fair use for copyrighted works and leave you with an understanding of your rights, whether you are text mining the scientific literature, adapting a song, or sharing an image you found online.
About the Speakers:
Katie Zimmerman: Katie is the Director of Copyright Strategy for the MIT Libraries, where her role is to guide copyright decisions for use of library materials, negotiate content licenses, and help the Libraries and MIT community create and use copyrightable works to the fullest extent of the law. She has been with the MIT Libraries since 2016, and holds an M.L.I.S degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
About the TLO:
Our mission is to move innovations and discoveries from the lab to the marketplace for the benefit of the public and to amplify MIT's global impact. We cultivate an inclusive environment of scientific and entrepreneurial excellence, and bridge connections from MIT's research community to industry and startups, by strategically evaluating, protecting, and licensing technology.