General Copyright Inquiries: Using some copyrighted content It's possible that you may be permitted to include small excerpts from copyrighted material in your video if what you intend to use is insubstantial or is incidentally included, or where the intended use you have for the copyrighted material falls within a exception or limitation to copyright under the law in your country. We can't give you advice on either of these topics, and if you do plan to use even a small portion of copyright material in your video we'd strongly advise you to take legal advice first. For information on US copyright law and fair use, check out the following materials. http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl102.html http://fairuse.stanford.edu/Copyright_and_Fair_Use_Overview/chapter9/ http://www.copyrightwebsite.com/Info/Law/FairUse.aspx http://chillingeffects.org/fairuse/ In European Union countries, the Commission website has some helpful information and links: http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/copyright/index_en.htm. WIPO has a list of Intellectual Propety and Copyright Offices internationally, you can find the one applicable for your country here: http://www.wipo.int/directory/en/urls.jsp Please note, this material is provided for informational purposes only. It is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice, or a substitute for legal advice. www.mytipglass.com ® 2010 rights protected.