Whittier, CA asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Internet Law for California

Q: Does fair use eductional purposes only apply for teachers? Are bloggers or website owners allowed to use this reason?

Does fair use eductional purposes only apply for teachers? Are bloggers, website owners, or regular website users allowed to use this reason? For example, you are posting some informative content in your website with the image(the image is related to the context) which is copyrighted also posted. Is it considered a fair use? Thank you.

1 Lawyer Answer
Andrew Zulieve Esq
Andrew Zulieve Esq
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Waldoboro, ME

A: The statutory fair use exception to a copyright owner's exclusive rights applies to all.

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