Copyright Clearance Center’s Education department offers a comprehensive six-module eLearning certificate course, Advanced Copyright for Business, that provides an in-depth review of the history and purpose of U.S. copyright law and offers tips to better manage copyright compliance.

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Upcoming dates

  • 10 October 2023
    1:30 PM EDT
  • 4 April 2024
    1:30 PM EDT


$750 per individual

Course objectives

  • Examine the purpose of U.S. copyright law and some common misconceptions
  • Discuss international copyright considerations
  • Describe the purpose and various types of intellectual property
  • Review the provisions described in sections 106, 107 and 109 in U.S. Code title 17, Chapter 1 (Copyrights)
  • Consider examples of works protected and not protected by copyright
  • Conduct a fair use analysis on some typical content use scenarios

Course logistics:

  • Three 90 minute live online sessions on 3 separate days
  • Electronic course materials
  • Recording of the online session
  • Certificate upon successful completion of the course

Who should attend?

This course is designed for anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of U.S. and international copyright law as it applies to corporations and associations and provides tools to more effectively manage copyright compliance.