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Copyright for Undergraduates

Video Resources

This YouTube series will provide you with an introduction to intellectual property, including copyright, patents, and trademarks. The first video is an overview of intellectual property, and the second and third videos both cover copyright. 

In this short video you will learn about fair use, the four factors that determine whether a use of a copyrighted work is fair, and examples of each of them from famous fair use cases. This resource was created by Berkman Klein Center's Youth and Media team in collaboration with the Harvard Cyberlaw Clinic.

Professor Eric Faden of Bucknell University created this overview of copyright principles and fair use by remixing short clips from multiple copyrighted works. 

Other Online Resources

If you're looking for more information on copyright, try these websites: