Digital Millennium Copyright Act Primer

Protecting your Copyright works and Assessing Infringements

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This course, Fair Use of Copyrighted Work, offers you what you need to know with respect to fair use of copyrighted work. You get a hands-on deep perspective on fair use.

This course also provides hands on insights into fair use, infringement cases, remedies to drive home how the four factors are reviewed in the courts of law and how to plan to avoid potential infringements and legal lawsuits.

Key topics covered:
  • Know what is Fair Use as defined by Copyright Law
  • Fair Use of Copyrighted Works
  • Measuring Fair Use
  • Four Factors
  • Purpose and Character of Use
  • Nature of the Copyrighted Work
  • Amount and Substantiability of portion taken
  • Eggect of the Use on the potential market
  • Infringement Cases and Remedies
  • What is "fair use"?
  • What is Fair use of coprighted work?
  • Measuring fair use
  • Four factors of fair use
  • What considerations are relevant in applying the first fair use factoróthe purpose and character of the use?
  • What considerations are relevant in applying the second fair use factoróthe nature of the copyrighted work?
  • What considerations are relevant in applying the third fair use factoróthe amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole?
  • What considerations are relevant in applying the fourth fair use factoróthe effect upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work?
  • How should one weigh the various factors in arriving at a determination whether there is fair use?
  • Licensing
  • Infringement Cases and Remedies
  • Injunctions
  • Compensation
  • Know how to use copyright for your business
  • Gain hands-on skill to manage fair use of copyrighted work
  • Know the legal provisions for fair use, measure of fair use
  • Know what considerations are applied for fair use

Your Instructor

Kameshwar Eranki
Kameshwar Eranki

Kameshwar Eranki is a Serial Entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of Silicon Valley-based Innovation and IP Management company, VajraSoft Inc. (VSI). VSI promotes disruptive technology innovations, fast tracks IP Commercialization, co-creates global innovation hubs and accelerates Innovations from Lab to Market. Mr. Eranki is also Founder & Chairman of Proactiff Digital Healthcare and is a strategic investor and mentor in many pioneering startups. As a global Innovation and IP Commercialization expert, he has led the transformation of several major commercial enterprises, as well as, educational entities in several countries.
Kamesh has designed and is now deploying 54 graduate (MS) program courses for Universities globally and offers 350+ certificate programs in Innovation, IP Management and Technology Commercialization. Kameshwar works globally with Fortune 500 companies and is involved in over 850 startups - from Silicon Valley to UK to Dubai to India and has received numerous awards including “Entrepreneur of the Year 2019” from the Indo-American Foundation.
As the original architect of E-learning, Mr. Eranki revolutionized how education is delivered online. He also created online/internet banking and was the originator of E-commerce as well. He has now assumed the greatest challenge to date which is to radically reform healthcare systems worldwide - transforming them from reactive “sickcare” models to proactive, preventive "healthcare" systems. This healthcare designed for the future is enabled with IoT and Point-of-care Health devices and delivers digital health, remote patient care monitoring, digital therapeutics and real-world Evidence-based care including comprehensive Integrative Medicine Modalities. In addition to global speaking engagements, Kameshwar has been featured in 500+ magazines, articles and industry publications. He holds an MS in Electronic Commerce and MS in E-Business Systems and Technologies from Golden Gate University, San Francisco and lives in Silicon Valley, USA.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts on enrollment and based on the type of course, program finish time will vary. It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have at least a year to access this course - across any and all devices you own.
How will the course enhance my skills?
At the outset each course is designed to impart hands on, life skills. You can dwell into the intellectual property management application tools and platforms
What’s the Course About? Is the course Right for me?
Protecting innovations and knowing the emerging technologies and opportunities is more crucial than ever in adapting to changing market needs and driving profitable growth. The Intellectual Property Essentials course, for example, is for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, Creators providing skills in dealing with IP’s, and you need not be a patent or IP attorney or CEO in doing these. These technology, legal, IP, Business skills give you new roles to play in organizations.
Why is Intellectual Property Important?
IP has grown from a narrowly specialized legal field into a major force in American and global economic life today. As on date, IP comprises an astonishing 38 percent of total U.S. GDP , and represents 80 percent of the market value of all publicly-traded companies in the U.S. As a result, any person today who does not understand the essentials of intellectual property — and its value and role in science, business, arts, and the professions — will find him or herself at a distinct disadvantage in the world of tomorrow.
I signed up for the course and I am getting 1 year complimentary access to InventiveX platform? What is it and how do i benefit from it?
As part of the signing up for the online training course, it is our way of saying thank you and empowering you to gain insights into latest and emerging technologies and innovations. Through InventiveX you have access to hundreds of articles related to emerging technologies, markets, opportunities, where and how future is shaping up and what it holds for you. You can access the InventiveX platform using the URL: and your user-id and password (that are emailed to you by the system).

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