Fair Use Week 2017
Fair Use Week - February 20-24, 2017.
This is the third time in a row that the Law and Technology Clinic joins the celebrations.
This year the clinic decided to try and raise awareness of the fair use clause through tribute to movies and TV series. In addition - especially for this event - a video was made with an original song that was composed by Hod Balas.
Fair Use Week 2016
Fair Use Week - February 22-26, 2016.
This year, 2016, is the third time that Fair Use week is celebrated in the U.S. and the second year for the Law and Technology Clinic.
This year the Law and Technology Clinic decided to approach various creators from different fields with a questionnaire in order to test the awareness of copyright and fair use.
Fair Use Week 2015
Fair Use Week - February 23-27, 2015.
This year, 2015, is the second time that Fair Use week is celebrated in the U.S. and the first year for the Law and Technology Clinic.
What is Fair Use?
Copyright law creates a system of checks and balances that balance between the public domain and the granting of incentive for authors to create. Therefore, the new Israeli Copyright Act of 2007 includes permitted uses. Fair Use is one of them.
"19. Fair Use
Animation - Public Domain Day
(a) Fair use of a work is permitted for purposes such as: private study, research, criticism, review,
journalistic reporting, quotation, instruction and examination by an educational institution.
(b) In determining whether a use made of a work is fair within the meaning of this section the factors to be
considered shall include, inter alia, all of the following:
(1) The purpose and character of the use;
(2) The character of the work used;
(3) The scope of the use, quantitatively and qualitatively, in relation to the work as a whole;
(4) The impact of the use on the value of the work and its potential market.
(c) The Minister may make regulations prescribing conditions under
which a use shall be deemed a fair