Q: If I read/watch a class about some technique and then teach a class on that technique, is that copyright infringement
Example, I read a woodworking book or watch an online class on how to make a type of drawer, and then create an online class using what I learned, without using any of the original material, did I infringe the copyright?
A: Copyright does not protect ideas, methods and processes. It protects the expression of those ideas, methods and processes. Whether or not you are infringing the person's copyright depends on your use of their work in your own creation.
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