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Copyright Protection - Managing Creator Rights


Welcome to Copyright Protection-Managing Creator Rights resource guide. This guide will provide you with information about automatic copyright protection, recommendations for creators, the duration of copyright, creator rights, works made for hire, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and sites that allow students to post course materials, sometimes without permission. 


The purpose of this guide is to provide resources and information for resolving copyright questions. This research guide does not supply legal advice nor is it intended to replace the advice of legal counsel.

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