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Individuals

"Individuals" covers individual users of copyright material, including librarians, musicians, photographers and producers.


Frequently Asked Questions

Internet - Can I print or download material from the Internet?
  Copying - Can I use someone else’s work in my work if I alter at least 10% of it?

Translation - Can I translate a book into another language without permission?

  Research or private study - Do I need to acknowledge the source when I copy an extract for research or private study?

Websites - Can I put copyright material on a website without the copyright owner’s permission?

  Copying - I’ve bought a CD and my friend wants to burn a copy. Is this allowed?
Films - Can I include images of artistic works in my film?

  Films - I am making a film and want to include music on the sound track. Do I need to get permission?

Films - Can I include quotes from literary works in my film?

  Adaptation - Do I need permission to write a screen play based on someone else’s novel?

Time-shifting - Can I record a television program to watch at a later date?

  Ownership - Do I need permission to make copies of a photograph I own?


Photography - Do I need permission to photograph a building?
  Websites - Do I need permission to upload a copy of a photo onto my website?

Logos - Are logos on product packaging protected by copyright?

  Public domain - What does “public domain” refer to?

Internet - Is everything on the Internet in the public domain?

   


Case Studies

Moral rights - Artist’s integrity right backed by Indian court    


News Items

07-04-2010
Reporting Copyright Infringement
  29-09-2008
Commissioning rule to be repealed
01-08-2007
The Commissioning Rule - Second discussion paper
  02-05-2007
Digital review of Copyright Act 1994
20-10-2006
Copyright, contract and the commissioning rule
   


Information Sheets

How to find copyright owners   Getting permission to use copyright material
Libraries   Songwriters & composers
Fair dealing   An introduction to copyright in New Zealand
Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008   Photographers
Visual artists    


Related Links

Video Assocation of New Zealand (VANZ)
http://www.mpda.org.nz
  The Library & Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa: Te Rau Herenga o Aotearoa (LIANZA)
http://www.lianza.org.nz/
Pro Music
http://promusic.co.nz
  Advertising & Illustrative Photographers Association (AIPA)
http://www.aipa.org.nz
New Zealand Writers Guild
http://www.nzwg.org.nz
  New Zealand Film Commission
http://www.nzfilm.co.nz
Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ)
http://www.copyright.co.nz
   

 
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