Chip Taylor Communications



Subject: Law

The Copyright Compliance Series

The Copyright Compliance Series

"Highly Recommended! Highly recommended for its authoritative and invaluable information regarding a very serious and relevant issue in our information age. The makers of this series are to be congratulated for translating often ambiguous and dense material (copyright law) into something clear and understandable." -EMRO Review
Copyright law can be an extremely complex issue. And since infringement of copyright law can lead to both civil and criminal penalties, it is imperative when dealing with copyright matters that you receive expert legal counsel. This 10-part series, hosted by Jeannine Edwards, features attorney Arnold Lutzker, the senior partner of the respected Washington D.C. based law firm, Lutzker, Lutzker and Settlemyer, who provides the core legal expertise in each program of the series. In three programs Arnie is joined by fellow attorneys Susan Lutzker, Carl Settlemyer and Allison Rapp, who answer a number of frequently asked questions about copyright. Altogether, these experts help make the rules of copyright less intimidating and less complex, providing a sound framework for fairly applying the rules of copyright in a variety of situations; thus helping viewers avoid costly legal fees and possible lawsuits. Produced by Chip Taylor. Programs available on 13 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 13-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail
Also See: Copyright: The Internet, Multimedia and the Law


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1. Copyright 101: An Introduction to Copyright

1. Copyright 101: An Introduction to Copyright

"Highly Recommended. This program gives a general overview of copyright law as it applies in various settings such as education, libraries, and to the general public. The host and attorney are very well spoken, and they seem to take care to avoid an excess of 'legalese.' They provide a very thorough explanation Click for more


2. Copyright Works in the Classroom; Copyright FAQs

2. Copyright Works in the Classroom; Copyright FAQs

Educators utilize copyrighted materials to enhance instruction through the use of various media, so it is imperative they have good knowledge of the laws of copyright. In the first segment of this program, "Copyright Works in the Classroom," attorney Arnie Lutzker addresses how copyright affects classroom Click for more


3. Copyright, Research and Publication; Copyright FAQs

3. Copyright, Research and Publication; Copyright FAQs

Educators utilize copyrighted materials to support research and publishing activities, including Internet web page creations, so having a good understanding of the laws of copyright is vital. In the first segment of this program, "Copyright, Research and Publication," attorney Arnie Lutzker addresses Click for more


4. Copyright and Fair Use

4. Copyright and Fair Use

Host Jeannine Edwards reminds viewers that Fair Use has been the subject of litigation more than any other limitation in the Copyright Law. For this reason attorney Arnie Lutzker devotes this entire program on the subject of Fair Use, providing a clear understanding of what is and what is not covered Click for more


5. Copyright and the Library, Media Center and AV Department

5. Copyright and the Library, Media Center and AV Department

Public librarians, school librarians and media specialists are often in charge of acquiring, cataloging, and maintaining audio-visual material, such as DVDs, videos, digital files, audio-tapes, CDs, MP3 files, photographs, and software programs, and also are expected to be knowledgeable about the rules of copyright. Click for more


6. DMCA - The Digital Millennium Copyright Act in Detail

6. DMCA - The Digital Millennium Copyright Act in Detail

Passed by the U.S. Congress in 1998, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a complex piece of legislation, which made major changes in U.S. copyright law to address the digitally networked environment. As host Jeannine Edwards explains, attorney Arnie Lutzker knows how important it is for educators, Click for more


7. Managing Education Uses of Copyright Works;  Copyright FAQs

7. Managing Education Uses of Copyright Works; Copyright FAQs

As leaders in implementing information technology (IT), administrators and policymakers require more than just a general idea of the rules of copyright; also it is imperative they stay up to date on any changes in copyright laws. In the first segment of this program, "Managing Education Uses of Copyright Works," Click for more


8. DMCA and Online Service Provider Limitation on Liability

8. DMCA and Online Service Provider Limitation on Liability

Host Jeannine Edwards explains that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) amended the copyright law to provide limitations for service provider liability relating to material online; then introduces attorney Arnie Lutzker who addresses: the OSP Rules and Procedures for Internet Service Providers Click for more


9. DMCA and Digital Distance Education (The TEACH Act)

9. DMCA and Digital Distance Education (The TEACH Act)

"Highly Recommended. The evolution of computers and digital technology has streamlined the ability to copy an electronic file. As copying has become more accessible, ways to prevent copyright infringement have grown in complexity. This is an outstanding program that discusses the complex nature of copyright and Click for more


10. Copyright for Students and Parents

10. Copyright for Students and Parents

This program is especially targeted to help students and parents be more aware of the key copyright rules. This program is a "must" not only for students and parents who need to understand and respect the copyright law, but also for educational institutions that need to meet their responsibility to keep their entire Click for more





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