HOW TO PROTECT YOUR COPYRIGHT
|1.||To reproduce the copyrighted work in copies . . .;|
|2.||To prepare derivative works based upon the copyrighted work;|
|3.||To distribute copies . . . 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; and|
|5.||In the case of literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographic works, pantomimes, and pictorial, graphic, or sculptural works . . . to display the copyrighted work publicly.1.|
These rights are exclusively the property of the copyright owner, and anyone who invades them has infringed the owner's copyright.
The 1976 act contains page after page of exceptions to the exclusive rights of the copyright owner. Many of the exceptions have to do with library and educational use of materials subject to copyright. Other____________________