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The Fair Use Index and the Case of Diversey v. Schmidly, et al., No. 13-2058 (10th Cir. 2013)

Monday, June 29, 2015
The U.S. Copyright Office recently created a Fair Use Index which catalogs various fair use cases and their outcomes. Fair use is defined as “any copying of copyrighted material done for a limited and ‘transformative’ purpose, such as to comment on, criticize, or parody a copyrighted work” (Stanford University Libraries). The goal of the index is to better inform the public of fair use cases by making them more accessible and understandable. The index can be found here - http://copyright.gov/fair-use/fair-index.html. As a graduate intern, I have been examining fair use cases that impact... Read More