Re: Legal definitions of face-to-face teaching and public

Jessica Rosner (jrosner@kino.com)
Tue, 4 Sep 2001 14:56:51 -0700 (PDT)

Ok I am not a lawyer but I play one on the internet. By all means go to web
sites but please make sure that your professor understands that it is not
THAT complicated. If he wants to show a film/video/DVD is his/her regular
class , no problem IF the screening is open to anyone OTHER than the
enrolled students it is NOT covered by the face to face exemption. It is
important to remember that this has NOTHING to do with whether or not
admission is charged ( a very common misconception) and there is no such
thing as "educational" use ( a term used by vendors and users alike).
The exemption is for films basically used in real classes, limited to real
students enrolled in that class.
-- 
Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018
jrosner@kino.com

> From: Brian McCaskill <brian@facets.org> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2001 14:41:26 -0700 (PDT) > To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> > Subject: RE: Legal definitions of face-to-face teaching and public performance > > If you want a purely legal definition I'd first check out the U.S. Copyright > Office's website at (www.loc.gov/copyright). Specifically, check out Section > 110, Title 17 of the United States Code, > (http://www.loc.gov/copyright/title17/). > > Then I'd go to the Cornell Law School sight mentioned earlier on the list, > (http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/110.html). It breaks down and defines > the information from the U.S. Copyright Office's website in more > understandable terms. > > Sincerely, > > Brian McCaskill, Director > Educational Services > Facets Multimedia > 1517 W. Fullerton Ave. > Chicago, IL 60614 > e-mail: brian@facets.org > ph: 800-331-6197 > fax: 773-929-5437 > > > > At 01:07 PM 9/4/01 -0700, you wrote: >> The Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School, >> http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/110.html, is a good resource for >> copyright information. >> Patty >> _________________________________ >> Patricia Hornbeck >> Middlebury College >> Sunderland Language Center >> Middlebury, VT 05753 >> >> (802)443-2268 phone >> (802)443-2075 fax >> Email: Hornbeck@middlebury.edu >> >> >>> -----Original Message----- >>> From: Karsten, Eileen [SMTP:EKarsten@Northpark.edu] >>> Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2001 4:00 PM >>> To: Multiple recipients of list >>> Subject: Legal definitions of face-to-face teaching and public >>> performance >>> >>> >>> >>> Dear CW, >>> >>> In regards to the education exemptions for face-to-face teaching and >>> public >>> performance, is there a book or site that gives legal definitions of these >>> terms? A faculty member wants to see them in black and white. Thank you >>> in advance for any help. >>> >>> Sincerely, >>> >>> Eileen Karsten >>> Head of Technical Services >>> North Park University >>> Brandel Library >>> 3225 W. Foster Ave. >>> Chicago, IL 60625 >>> ekarsten@northpark.edu >> > > ----------------------------------------------------------- > The entire FACETS VIDEO CATALOG is online at www.facets.org! Search for > titles, directors, genres, and more from over 35,000 items! > ----------------------------------------------------------- > FACETS MULTI-MEDIA, INC. > 1517 W. FULLERTON AVE. > CHICAGO, IL 60614 > > www.facets.org > > SALES....1-800-331-6197 > RENTALS..1-800-532-2387 > GENERAL..773-281-9075 > FAX......773-929-5437 > E-MAIL...sales@facets.org > ----------------------------------------------------------- > FACETS FIRST, our weekly e-mail update of new vhs, dvd, and laser disc > acquisitions, is a free service from Facets Video! To subscribe, send a > message to webmaster@facets.org. >