Fair Use Week is an annual celebration of the importance of fair use.
Fair use is an essential limitation and defense to copyright infringement, allowing the use of copyrighted materials without permission under certain circumstances. It facilitates balance in copyright law, promoting progress and accommodating freedom of speech and expression.
Fair Use Week at Notre Dame aims to spread awareness about what fair use is, why it’s essential, and provide examples of fair use — in the context of academic scholarship and publication for the ND community. Fair use will be explored both from the field of law and from the fields of art and culture.