Finding Help with Rights and Permissions
Getting Started with US Copyright Laws
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     Finding information about copyright and determining permissions is a difficult process.  Below are a few links that I hope will be helpful to you. This page does not constitute legal advice. My help amounts only to helping you to find out for yourself.  I am not an attorney or copyright law professional, and my advice may not be accurate.  Always seek legal and professional assistance before hitting the 'print' or 'save' button.

(Perhaps after you spend a little time researching, you might feel like contacting your Senator or Representative to let them know what you think of the usability of current US copyright law.)   

  • From the Cornell Copyright Information Center, a chart with basic dates and information. 

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