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This Scoop.it gathers a collection of articles relating to copyright and proper copyright practices. It could be linked to a school library website to keep students informed about proper practices and what’s happening with copyright.
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Intellectual property key to U.S.

Intellectual property key to U.S. | Copyright and Schools | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — More than a quarter of all jobs in the United States are with companies that rely on patents, copyrights and trademarks to protect products from competition and promote investment, the Commerce Department said.
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Pinterest’s Photo Copyright Infringement Issues Get More Complex

Pinterest’s Photo Copyright Infringement Issues Get More Complex | Copyright and Schools | Scoop.it
Company navigates a way to allows users to share images while protecting themselves from lawsuits.
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ValCom Sues Megaupload.com for Copyright Infringement

"ValCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLCO) announced today that it has retained legal counsel and filed a copyright infringement suit to secure millions of dollars of funds seized by government authorities in a raid on the popular file sharing site Megaupload.com."

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Academy Sues Events Company for Oscar Copyright Infringement

Academy Sues Events Company for Oscar Copyright Infringement | Copyright and Schools | Scoop.it
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has sued an Edwardsville, Ill.-based events rental company for copyright infringement stemming from the alleged renting and selling of oversized Oscar statuettes.
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Ray Charles' foundation sues his children - CNN.com

Ray Charles' foundation sues his children - CNN.com | Copyright and Schools | Scoop.it
A foundation created by Ray Charles sues 7 of the late singer's children, accusing them of violating a deal with their father not to claim rights to his estate.
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U.S. Copyright Office - Frequently Asked Questions

U.S. Copyright Office - Frequently Asked Questions | Copyright and Schools | Scoop.it
U.S. Copyright Office is an office of public record for copyright registration and deposit of copyright material.
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Educational film industry worried about proposed copyright legislation

Educational film industry worried about proposed copyright legislation | Copyright and Schools | Scoop.it

"OTTAWA - Wheeling the wobbly TV stand into the darkened classroom for a bit of educational entertainment has long been part of the grade-school experience.

But ensuring Canadian content is part of that ritual might be extremely difficult because of a copyright bill making its way through Parliament, say some key distribution and licensing firms."

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Copyright Infringement and YouTube

Copyright Infringement and YouTube | Copyright and Schools | Scoop.it

"From “Charlie Bit My Finger” to “Sarah Palin vs. Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin,” YouTube has been a catalyst for everything from mindless entertainment to democracy in action. While the former video is an original piece of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression (the two requirements for copyrighted material), the latter video incorporates materials of a different copyright owner. The Tina Fey/Sarah Palin video inevitably opens up a number of parties involved in creating and posting that video to copyright infringement and other associated liability. And that really hurts..."

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EasyBib: Student citation reaches half a billion | ZDNet

EasyBib: Student citation reaches half a billion | ZDNet | Copyright and Schools | Scoop.it
A popular electronic citation service has reached over half a billion uses.
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EasyBib: The Free Automatic Bibliography Composer

EasyBib: The Free Automatic Bibliography Composer | Copyright and Schools | Scoop.it
Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Now supports 7th edition of MLA.
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Purdue OWL

Purdue OWL | Copyright and Schools | Scoop.it
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue.
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U.S. Copyright Office

U.S. Copyright Office | Copyright and Schools | Scoop.it
U.S. Copyright Office is an office of public record for copyright registration and deposit of copyright material.
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Creative Commons

Creative Commons | Copyright and Schools | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
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