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This page offers help in the location of information about copyrights. Included are links to an explanation of copyright-related issues, including how to obtain one, general information about copyrights and how you can obtain a document which essentially certifies that you are the author of a document.

What is Copyright?
Copyright is a protection that covers published and unpublished literary, scientific and artistic works, whatever the form of expression, provided such works are fixed in a tangible or material form. Information regarding internet copyrights, public domain and/or royalty-free stuff, etc.

Threat to Copyright
The Internet has been characterized as the largest threat to copyright since its inception. The Internet is awash in information, much of it with varying degrees of copyright protection. Learn how you can protect yourself regarding copyrights.

U.S. Copyright Office
To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries- U.S. Constitution, Article 1 Section 8.

Copyright Website
This site endeavors to provide real world, practical and relevant copyright information of interest to infonauts, netsurfers, webspinners, content providers, musicians, appropriationists, activists, infringers, outlaws, and law abiding citizens. Launched on May Day 95, this site seeks to encourage discourse and invite solutions to the myriad of copyright tangles that currently permeate the Web; The Copyright Website strives to lubricate the machinations of information delivery. As spice is to Dune, information is to the Web; the spice must flow.

DirectLegal.com
DirectLegal provides fast, professional & cost-effective copyright & trademark services for creative people, entrepreneurs, and businesses across the U.S.A., Canada & around the world.

Copyright Clearance Center
Here you can get permission to reproduce copyrighted content such as articles and book chapters in your journals, photocopies, coursepacks, library reserves, Web sites, e-mail and more. Learn which of our Online Permissions Services is right for you.

10 Big Myths about copyrights
An attempt to answer common myths about copyright seen on the net and cover issues related to copyright and USENET/Internet publication.

Copyrights in the United Kingdom
We stimulate innovation and enhance the international competitiveness of British Industry and commerce. We offer customers an accessible, high quality, value for money system both national and international, for granting intellectual property rights. We develop staff to meet this mission.

The Copyright Handbook
The Copyright Handbook: How to Protect & Use Written Works (4th Ed) by Stephen Fishman


The Copyright Guide
The Copyright Guide: A Friendly Handbook for Protecting and Profiting from Copyrights by Lee Wilson


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