Fair Use: The Details


Today we’re diving into one of the most misunderstood elements of copyright law: Fair use. There are so many misconceptions about how fair use works. These misconceptions can lead to costly legal trouble. So, as a business owner it’s important that you know the facts before you try to rely upon it as a part of your content strategy. 

In this episode, we’ll cover: 

  • Why you should always consult an attorney before relying on fair use 

  • The definition of fair use 

  • The four fair use exceptions and how courts look at them when ruling in a fair use trial 

  • Real life examples of what might or might not be considered fair use 

  • Why you can still be sued, have legal fees, and pay damages even if you’re relying on fair use 

Have more questions about fair use? Take a screenshot of this episode, add it to your Instagram Stories, tag @andreasagerlaw let me know your question! 

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