In my past two articles I have discussed the principles of fair use and how they apply to allow someone to use copyrighted material without permission of the copyright owner.
In this column, I’ll talk about a specific kind of fair use—parody—and a 7th Circuit case that came down in June that perfectly illustrates how a parody can be a fair use. ...
The Copyright Act gives authors of certain works (such as books, music, movies, etc.) the exclusive right to use those works.