Copyright Laws Sample Clauses

Copyright Laws. The Student will not duplicate nor distribute copyrighted materials other than a back-­‐up copy of those items the Student legally owns.
Copyright Laws. The Student will neither duplicate nor distribute copyrighted materials other than a backup copy of those items the Student legally owns.
Copyright Laws. Copyright infringement is the act of exercising, without permission or legal authority, one or more of the exclusive rights granted to the copyright owner under Section 106 of the Copyright Act (Title 17 of the United States Code). These rights include the right to reproduce or distribute a copyright work. In the file sharing context, downloading or uploading substantial parts of a copyrighted work without authority constitutes an infringement. Penalties for copyright infringement include civil and criminal penalties. In general, anyone found liable for civil copyright infringement may be ordered to pay either actual damages or “statutory” damages affixed at not less than $750 and not more than $30,000 per work infringed. For “willful” infringement, a court may award up to $150,000 per work infringed, and assess cost and attorney’s fees. Willful copyright infringement can also result in criminal penalties, including imprisonment of up to five years and fines of up to $250,000 per offense. Visit the website for additional information and resources pertaining to copyright laws. In 2008 the Higher Education Opportunity Act required that schools address unauthorized file sharing on school networks. Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools utilizes firewall rules and content blocks at various levels of the network security system that prevent access to, download from, and upload to, known file sharing sites. During new student orientation, the school informs attendees of the penalties associated with copyright infringement and inappropriate peer-to-peer file sharing. Students must agree to the school’s information technology system usage policies and sign the Student Education Technology Acceptable Use and Safety Agreement. A copy of the agreement, which defines the sanctions students will receive for abusing their network privileges and violating copyright rules, is located in Section 4 of this handbook.
Copyright Laws. Personnel who violate copyright laws will be subject to disciplinary actions per appropriate Army regulations, which may result in civil or criminal penalties by judicial action.
Copyright Laws. The following statement is from CRAS Audio Business Department:Acquired music should always be purchased. There are three main reasons for this:• It’s the right thing to do.• It helps support deserving artists and songwriters.• There are severe penalties for not paying. The Effects of Copyright LawThis is a simplified explanation of Copyright Law: Only the copyright owner of a work can make copies of it in any form. Period. Anyone else who wants to copy any part of this work must get a license, negotiate an agreement, or get permission in some form. Copyright means ownership of rights; of songs, musical compositions, movies, videos, video games and other types of creations. The original copyright owners of such creations often sign their rights over to a company – a record label or a publisher or a video game company, etc., and then they become the copyright owner. Copyright laws should be taken very seriously. If not obeyed, offenders of these laws could face high fines and possibly even prison time. Legally, consumers must pay for what they acquire. If not, they are infringing upon the rights of the copyright owner. Some examples of infringement would be:• Downloading songs, albums or videos without paying for them• Uploading songs, albums or videos to a file sharing site• Making a copy of a song, CD or video for a friend (or many friends)• Making a copy of software for others (or accepting a copy from someone else)• Making more than one copy of something one has legally acquired…even for their own use • Sampling without permission of the copyright owners of the recording and the song• Recording a released song without obtaining a Compulsory (Mechanical) License• Any other form of acquiring copyrighted material without paying for it More information on copyright law and penalties can be found on these websites:,

Related to Copyright Laws

  • Copyrights The Company is the owner of all right, title, and interest in and to each of the Copyrights, free and clear of all Liens and other adverse claims. All the Copyrights have been registered and are currently in compliance with formal requirements, are valid and enforceable, and are not subject to any maintenance fees or taxes or actions falling due within ninety days after the date of the Closing. No Copyright is infringed or, to the Company’s knowledge, has been challenged or threatened in any way. To the Company’s knowledge, none of the subject matter of any of the Copyrights infringes or is alleged to infringe any copyright of any third party or is a derivative work based on the work of a third party. All works encompassed by the Copyrights have been marked with the proper copyright notice.

  • Copyright If this contract results in any copyrightable material or inventions, the Grantee and/or grantor agency reserves the right to royalty-free, non-exclusive and irrevocable license to reproduce, publish or otherwise use and to authorize others to use, the work or materials for governmental purposes.

  • Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Licenses, Etc Each Loan Party and each Subsidiary of each Loan Party owns or possesses all the material patents, trademarks, service marks, trade names, copyrights, licenses, registrations, franchises, permits and rights necessary to own and operate its properties and to carry on its business as presently conducted and planned to be conducted by such Loan Party or Subsidiary, without known possible, alleged or actual conflict with the rights of others.