Laws of Copyright Protection - University of Fashion

Laws of Copyright Protection

Laws of Copyright Protection

Every U.S. designer needs to know the law as it pertains to copyrighting their work. In this lesson, our fashion lawyer, Shirin Movahed, will explain what a copyright is and what types of work can be protected by law. You will learn about copyright infringement, statutory damages and cease and desist letters. You will also learn how to register your copyright and the types of exceptions, such as the Fair Use Doctrine. Learn about knock-offs and what to do if someone uses your copyrighted material.