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Copyright

What is Fair Use?

Fair use is the legal doctrine that promotes freedom of expression by permitting the unlicensed use of copyright protected works in certain circumstances. Section 107 of the Copyright Act uses four factors in evaluating the question of fair use: purpose, nature, amount, and effect.

Factors of Fair Use