US Copyright Law Essentials

Learn to Interpret the Copyright Law


This course, U.S. Copyright Law Essentials is both a primer and refresher on U.S. copyright law. This online on-demand course provides you the essentials of US Copyright law. This course you gain practical insights of copyright, subject matter, copyright issues, including giving and obtaining permissions in leveraging the digital assets. It provides you details on how to obtain copyright protection in the U.S., . It also addresses the key aspects including copyright management, copyrighted work, copyright ownership, rights of the holder, transfer of ownership, termination of Transfer and Licenses granted by a Author, Execution of transfer of copyright ownership, recordation, duration of copyright, notices, licensing, options, royalties, potential infringements and Remedies, injunctions, damages and profits, limitations on actions and more.The

The Copyright law essentials teaches you the legal, strategic and practical implications of using, publishing, transferring ownership, Fair Use, analysis and measurement of fair use, the four factors, copyright infringement cases, enforcement and Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Section 109(a) and the First Sale Doctrine.

  • Perspective of Copyright
  • Copyrightable Subject Matter
  • Copyrightable Subject Matter, Derivative Works
  • Works Protected by Copyright
  • Ownership of Copyright
  • Transfer of Ownership
  • Works-for-Hire, Duration of Copyright Protection
  • Notice and Registration Requirements, Copying
  • Limitations on Rights
  • Termination of Transfer and Licenses granted by a Author
  • Execution of Transfer of Copyright Ownership
  • Recordation of Transfer of Copyright Ownership
  • Duration of Copyright
  • Infringement of Copyright and Remedies
  • Remedies for Infringement: Injunctions
  • Remedies for Infringement: Impounding and disposition of Articles
  • Remedies for Infringement ñ Damages and Profits
  • Remedies for Infringement ñ Costs and Attorneyís fees
  • Remedies for Infringement ñ Criminal Offenses
  • Remedies for Infringement: Limitations on actions
  • Notification of filing and determination of actions
  • US Copyright Office
  • Copyright Royalty Judge
  • Fair Use, Enforcement and Remedies
  • Copyright Infringement Cases
  • Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Benefits of Taking U.S. Copyright Law Essentials:

After taking our U.S. Copyright Law Essentials you will be able to:
  • Describe U.S. copyright law principles
  • Explain copyright law on a practical level
  • Know when and how to obtain copyright permission
  • Provide quick answers about copyright law and licensing digital content
  • Explain how to obtain copyright protection in the U.S.
  • Identify whatís protected by U.S. copyright law and when you need permission to use copyright materials
  • Understand key U.S. copyright law principles and international copyright law from the U.S. perspective

Who Should Enroll in This Course?

  • Anyone who wants the essentials of U.S. copyright law
  • Engineering and Science professionals who want to be Patent Engineers or Intellectual Property Specialists
  • Faculty, students, and staff who are looking to horn their skills
  • Management who want a primer or refresher on U.S. copyright law
  • People seeking to enhance skills of U.S. copyright law and 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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