Legal Issues & Language Media

Legal Issues & Language Technology


Copyright Law and educational media: an analysis of the legal issues

Important court cases, including current ones

Some useful vocabulary and concepts

Intellectual property issues for media creators, including students

Useful websites

New Nov. 26, 2012: Judge Throws Out Copyright Lawsuit over UCLA's Streaming of Videos to Students (note: this is the second time the case has been thrown out, but the issue of whether streaming is fair use in this case or any case has not been decided)

New Oct. 22, 2012: Judge's Decision Could Clear Path for Wider Use of Digital Library

Interesting Article on streaming in copyright law: "Why Johnny Can't Stream" (Ars Technica, 8/30/12)

New, May 11, 2012: Long-Awaited Ruling in Copyright Case Mostly Favors Georgia State U.