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Supreme Court cases:

bulletSony Corp. of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc., 464 U.S. 417 (1984)
bulletHarper & Row Publishers, Inc. v. Nation Enterprises, 471 U.S. 539, 105 S.Ct. 2218 (1985)
bulletCampbell v. Acuff-Rose, 510 U.S. 569 (1994)

Courts of Appeal:

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American Geophysical Union v. Texaco, Inc., 60 F.3d 913 (2d Cir. 1995)

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Benny v. Loew's, Inc., 239 F.2d 532 (9th Cir. 1956)

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Berlin v. E. C. Publications Inc., 329 F.2d 541 (2d Cir. 1964)

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Bill Graham Archives v. Dorling Kindersley Limited,

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Castle Rock Entertainment, Inc. v. Carol Publishing Group, Inc., 150 F.3d 132 (2nd Cir. 1998)

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Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Inc. v. Pussycat Cinema, Ltd., 604 F.2d 200 (2d Cir. 1979)

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Fisher v. Dees, 794 F.2d 432 (9th Cir. 1986)

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Hustler Magazine, Inc. v. Moral Majority, Inc., 796 F.2d 1148 (9th Cir. 1986)

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Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc. v. American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., 621 F.2d 57 (2d Cir. 1980)

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Kelly v. Arriba Soft Corp., 280 F.3d 934 (9th Cir. 2002)

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Leibovitz v. Paramount Pictures Corp., 137 F.3d 109 (2d Cir. 1998)

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Maxtone-Graham v. Burtchaell, 803 F.2d 1253 (2d Cir. 1986)

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MCA, Inc. v. Wilson, 677 F.2d 180 (2d Cir. 1981)

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Meeropol v. Nizer, 560 F.2d 1061 (2d Cir. 1977)

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Nunez v. Caribbean International News, Corp., 235 F.3d 18 (1st Cir. 2000)

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Perfect 10, Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc., / Perfect 10, Inc.,  v. Google Inc., 487 F.3d 701 (9th Cir. 2006)

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Perfect 10 v. Google, Inc

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Princeton University Press v. Michigan Document Services, Inc., 99 F.3d 1381 (6th Cir. 1996)

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Rogers v. Koons, 960 F.2d 301 (2d Cir. 1992)

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Rosemont Enterprises, Inc. v. Random House, Inc., 366 F.2d 303 (2d Cir. 1966)

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Sega Enterprises Ltd. v. Accolade, Inc. 977 F.2d 1510 (9th Cir. 1993)

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Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. v. Connectix Corp. 203 F.3d 596 (9th Cir. 2000)

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Suntrust Bank v. Houghton Mifflin Co.,  

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Twin Peaks Productions v. Publications Intern., 996 F.2d 1366 (2d Cir. 1993)

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Ty, Inc. v. Publications Int'l Ltd., 292 F.3d 512 (7th Cir. 2002)

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Video Pipeline, Inc. v. Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc., 342 F.3d 191 (3d Cir. 2003)

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Walt Disney Productions v. Air Pirates, 581 F.2d 751 (9th Cir. 1978)

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Warner Bros. Pictures v. Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., 216 F.2d 945 (9th Cir. 1954)

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Williams & Wilkins Co. v. United States, 487 F.2d 1345, aff'd by an equally divided court, 420 U.S. 376, 95 S.Ct. 1344 (1975)

District Court:

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Basic Books, Inc. v. Kinko's Graphics Corp.,758 F.Supp. 1522 (S.D.N.Y. 1991)

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Blanch v. Koons, 467 F.3d 244 (2nd Cir., Oct. 26, 2006)

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Laurence v. Dana, 15 F. Cas. 26 (1869)

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Encyclopedia Britannica Educ. Corp. v. Crooks, 558 F. Supp. 1247 (W.D.N.Y. 1983)

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Folsom v. Marsh (1841)

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Field v. Google, Inc

bulletMacMillan Co. v. King, 223 F. 862 (D. Mass. 1914)
bulletMarcus v. Rowley, 695 F.2d 1171 (9th Cir. 1983)
bulletWithol v. Crow

State Court cases:

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EMI Records Ltd. v Premise Media

Legislative History:

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Fair Use portion of HR 94-1496

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The Latman Study, Study No. 14, Fair Use of Copyrighted Works

Guidelines in the Legislative History:

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Agreement on Guidelines for Classroom Copying in Not-For-Profit Educational Institutions 

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Guidelines for Educational Uses of Music

Best Practices:

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Documentary Filmmakers' Statement of Best Practices for Fair Use
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Articles about the Documentary Filmmakers' Statement of Best Practices:
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Fair Use and Best Practices: Surprising Success

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E&O Insurance for Documentary Films: The Effect the the Statement of Best Practices of Fair Use

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Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video

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Recut, Reframe, Recycle: Quoting Copyrighted Material in User-Generated Video

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The Good, The Bad and the Confusing: User-Generated Video Creators on Copyright

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The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

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Background information about The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

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The Cost of Copyright Confusion for Media Literacy

Other Guidelines:

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Listing of College and University Guidelines

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Guidelines by Associations and Organizations

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Conference on Fair Use (CONFU)

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A Proposal For Educational Fair Use Guidelines For Digital Images

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Fair-Use Guidelines and Articles about the Guidelines

Other Resources and Sites:

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Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center

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Stanford Fair Use Project, The Center for Internet and Society

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Copyright Crash Course (University of Texas)

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Copyright Management Center (Indiana University - Purdue University)

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Fair Use Frequently Asked Questions (Center for Social Media)

Articles:

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 Alex Kozinski, What’s so Fair About Fair Use?

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 Barton Beebe, An Empirical Study of the U.S. Copyright Fair Use Cases, 1978-2005

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David Nimmer, Fairest of them all and Other Fairy Tales of the Fair Use Factors

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David Lange & Jennifer Lange Anderson, Copyright, Fair Use and Transformative Critical Appropriation

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Keith Aoki, James Boyle, and Jennifer Jenkins, Tales from the Public Domain: Bound by Law? 

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Fred von Lohmann, Fair Use and Digital Rights Management: Preliminary Thoughts on the (Irreconcilable?) Tension between Them

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Jessica Litman, The Story of Sony v. Universal Studios: Mary Poppins Meets the Boston Strangler

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Wendy Gordon, Fair Use as Market Failure: A Structural and Economic Analysis of the Betamax Case and Its Predecessors

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Brennan Center for Justice, Will Fair Use Survive: Free Expression in the Age of Copyright Control

bulletPeter Jaszi, Copyright, Fair Use and Motion Pictures

 

 

 

 

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