Please see this overview of fair use.

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The original version of this form was developed by UA Office of the General Counsel as part of the Intellectual Property Toolkit.



  1. Limit: 180 characters



  2. Limit: 180 characters

  3. Is the copyrighted work being used for purposes of criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple print copies for classroom use), scholarship or research?



    1. I. PURPOSE OR CHARACTER OF USE
    Favoring Fair Use






    Opposing Fair Use








    1. II. NATURE OF THE WORK BEING USED
    Favoring Fair Use


    Opposing Fair Use




    1. III. AMOUNT AND SUBSTANTIALITY OF THE USE
    Favoring Fair Use



    Opposing Fair Use





    1. IV. EFFECT ON THE MARKET FOR THE WORK BEING USED*

    *NOTE: Factor IV applies to both actual and potential markets for the copyrighted work. Recent court decisions have placed heavy emphasis on this factor.

    Favoring Fair Use







    Opposing Fair Use









  4. CONCLUSION:
    Is it reasonable to conclude that, in balance, the foregoing factors favor "Fair Use"?

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