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Copyright Act: Exemptions

This guide is to help law students who are researching the Copyright Act through the identification of primary and secondary sources of law

US Code - Copyright Act exemptions

 The Copyright Act contains multiple exceptions for use of copyrighted materials, regardless of whether or not the user has permission.  The Fair Use exception is found at 17 USC §107, while a list of other exemptions is found at 17 USC §100(1)-(11)

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Copyright & Fair Use
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