Fair Use: Now More than Ever (Past Event)

March 12, 2013
South by Southwest (SXSW)

Presenter: Julie Ahrens

Fair Use is an important doctrine allowing use of copyrighted works without the owner’s consent in certain situations. But documentary filmmakers and producers of online content under utilize the fair use doctrine in their work. The creation and circulation of information to the public, and public debate, is shaped and limited as a result. This session will explore the fundamentals of fair use, as well as what may and may not be permissible, best practices and new developments.

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