Copyright Infringements (audio and Video Recorders): Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, First and Second Sessions, on S. 1758 ... November 30, 1981 and April 21, 1982
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1982 - 1384 pages
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Page 732 - ... the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes; 2*17U.SC§ 106(1998). (2) the nature of the copyrighted work...
Page 1220 - Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright.
Page 376 - ... the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and (4) the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work.
Page 232 - ... literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographic works, pantomimes, and motion pictures and other audiovisual works, to perform the copyrighted work publicly; (5) in the case of literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographic works, pantomimes, and pictorial, graphic, or sculptural works, including the individual images of a motion picture or other audiovisual work, to display the copyrighted work publicly...
Page 121 - ... nothing in this Act contained shall in any way abridge or alter the remedies now existing at common law or by statute, but the provisions of this Act are in addition to such remedies...
Page 117 - It is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is. Those who apply the rule to particular cases must of necessity expound and interpret that rule. If two laws conflict with each other, the courts must decide on the operation of each.
Page 415 - ... (1) to reproduce the copyrighted work in copies or phonorecords ; (2) to prepare derivative works based upon the copyrighted work ; (3) to distribute copies or phonorecords of the copyrighted work to the public by sale or other transfer of ownership, or by rental, lease, or lending; (4) in the case of literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographic works, pantomimes, and motion pictures and other audiovisual works, to perform the copyrighted work publicly...
Page 231 - The economic philosophy behind the clause empowering Congress to grant patents and copyrights is the conviction that encouragement of individual effort by personal gain is the best way to advance public welfare through the talents of authors and inventors in "Science and useful Arts.
Page 372 - Report of the Register of Copyrights on the General Revision of the US Copyright Law...
Page 496 - The utility of this power will scarcely be questioned. The copyright of authors has been solemnly adjudged, in Great Britain, to be a right at common law. The right to useful inventions seems with equal reason to belong to the inventors.