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Courts typically focus on whether the use is “transformative.” That is, whether it adds new expression or meaning to the original, or whether it merely copies from the original. Commercial uses are less likely to be considered fair, though it’s possible to monetize a video and still be fair use.

How do I dispute a fair use on YouTube?

Dispute a claim

  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. From the left menu, select Content .
  3. Find the video with the claim you want to dispute. To refine the list, click the filter bar and select the filter Copyright claims.
  4. In the “Restrictions” column, hover over “Copyright claim” and click SEE DETAILS.
  5. Click SELECT ACTIONS.

YouTube Copyright Disclaimer Here’s a standard copyright statement that you can add to your YouTube videos: Copyright @ [name & year]. Any illegal reproduction of this content will result in immediate legal action.

Can I claim fair use on YouTube?

Fair use is a legal doctrine that says you can reuse copyright-protected material under certain circumstances without getting permission from the copyright owner.

How do you write a fair use disclaimer?

You write a fair use disclaimer by following these three steps:

  1. Clearly state that your site may contain copyrighted content not authorized for use by the owner.
  2. Explain that your use of copyrighted content falls under the guidelines of fair use.
  3. Cite or link to Section 107 of the Copyright Act.

How do you write a fair use disclaimer on YouTube?

Is it possible to have a fair use dispute on YouTube?

While we can’t decide on fair use or mediate copyright disputes, fair use can still exist on YouTube. If you believe that your video falls under fair use, you can defend your position through the Content ID dispute process. This decision shouldn’t be taken lightly.

How does fair use protection work on YouTube?

YouTube’s fair use protection YouTube gets many takedown requests to remove videos that copyright owners claim are infringing under copyright law. Sometimes these requests target videos that seem like clear examples of fair use. Courts have decided that copyright owners must consider fair use before they send a copyright takedown notice.

The copyright owner has thirty days to respond to your dispute. Then, they can either release the claim, uphold it, or have your video removed. If your copyright dispute is upheld but you feel it was a mistake, then you can appeal the decision from the same place in your video manager.

When does fair use apply in a parodies case?

Courts have sometimes made an exception under this factor in cases involving parodies. When does fair use apply? Crediting the copyright owner, posting a disclaimer like “no infringement intended,” or adding original content to someone else’s content doesn’t automatically make something fair use.