used to describe the right to copy parts of a copyrighted work without the express permission of the copyright owner as long as the use to which it is put falls into one of several defined categories, such as study, teaching or research The copying of the materials solely for academic purposes was considered to be a fair use by the court.
- fair dealing
- The doctrine of fair use applied in the case.
- The alleged infringer used the fair use defense.
- The appeals court found that the copying was so complete that it went beyond the bounds of the fair use doctrine, which allows artists, authors and journalists to quote from other works.
- The company maintains that displaying headlines and story snippets is fair use.
- The judicially created Fair Use Doctrine was codified in the 1976 Copyright Act.
- He claimed it would be covered under fair use.
- The phrase fair use as well as the doctrine itself originated in the United States, but is now applied in several countries.