Intellectual Property Index

Intellectual Property

Did you know that anything you create is copyrighted? According to the US Copyright Law, any creative work fixed in time and space is protected from use, adaptation, and distribution by an entity or person who doesn’t own it. In this section you will learn a little bit about your intellectual property rights.

This is not intended to be legal advice. Your instructors are not lawyers. This is intended to be an overview of the concept of intellectual property as it affects you.

Readings

What is Intellectual Property

What is Copyright by US Copyright Office 

Uncertainty, Copyright, and Courage by ASCAP president Paul Williams

Tutorials and Films

Copyrights and Making Films by Turner Clay (This is a two minute film that can impact what you choose to film in your own works.)