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Fan fiction and copyright

Aaron Schwabach

Fan fiction and copyright

outsider works and intellectual property protection

by Aaron Schwabach

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Published by Ashgate in Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fan fiction,
  • Fictitious characters,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Copyright

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Aaron Schwabach
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK1447.95 .S39 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25107368M
    ISBN 109780754679035, 9780754697862
    LC Control Number2010050760

      “Fan fiction made authors and publishers realize there was a thriving market for this stuff,” said Rebecca Tushnet, a copyright expert at Harvard Law School. “There’s much more of it, so.   Pre-internet, pre-computers, the costs to the writer to distribute a work of fan fiction were such that it would have been incredibly rare for a non-commercial book to have made it .

    This is a year-old question, but probably still worth the time to read. All copyright violations depend on someone taking it to court. The real question is, would you win? And is it worth the attorney fees? Take for example one of the least well k.   Fan fiction based on nonfictional (for example, biographical or historical) work is more likely to be fair use than fan fiction based on “highly imaginative and creative” fictional work. The amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole.

      general fiction, horror, humor, romance, science-fiction. Very often the texts come with self-made illustrations. There are also many comics and a lot of fan art. Fanfic stories referring to Naruto manga, with a special focus on SasuSaku, are very popular on deviantART.   Very few copyright issues are as divisive or as headache-inducing as fan creations. Whether it is fan fiction for a popular fantasy series or fan art of a popular movie, these creations almost instantly walk into a copyright mess that can be enough to make even the boldest attorney cringe.


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Fan fiction and copyright by Aaron Schwabach Download PDF EPUB FB2

However, most fan fiction authors beware – the bigger a fan you are of the original, the more likely your fan fiction is infringing it. The nature of the copyrighted work. Since copyright law affords more protection to certain works than others, the nature of the works you have copied matters.

Fair use, parody, and permission - three paths to legal fan fiction. Click To Tweet. If your story is a new story set in the fictional world, or using the characters, and it doesn’t adversely affect the existing work, then you should be legally would still depend on how much of the original work you used and would ultimately come down to a legal decision (many writers would.

OTW's position is that fan fiction and other fan labor products constitute copyright fair use under 17 U.S.C. § because they add "new meaning and messages to the original" work, and thus fall under the exemption to U.S. copyright law the Supreme Court defined in Campbell and which was later revisited and followed in Suntrust.

As long as there have been fans, there has been fan fiction. There seems to be a fundamental human need to tell additional stories about the characters after the book, series, play or movie is over. But developments in information technology and copyright law have put these fan stories at risk of collision with the content owners’ intellectual property fiction has long been a 3/5(1).

As long as there have been fans, there has been fan fiction. There seems to be a fundamental human need to tell additional stories about the characters after the book, series, play Fan fiction and copyright book movie is over.

But developments in information technology and copyright law have put these fan stories at risk of collision with the content owners Cited by:   One day the writer read a fan fiction based on the same idea she was using Fan fiction and copyright book her next Darkover book, so she wrote to the fan writer, Jean Lamb, to offer to her a special dedication and an amount of money but Jean Lamb required to be recognize as co-author of the book and that all the earnings would be halved.

Marion Zimmer Bradley did not. Fan fiction or fanfiction (also abbreviated to fan fic, fanfic, fic or ff) is a type of fictional text written by fans of any work of fiction where the author uses copyrighted characters, settings, or other intellectual properties from an original creator as a basis for their writing.

Fan fiction ranges from a couple of sentences to an entire novel, and fans can both keep the creator's. I’ve almost completed a book (narrative nonfiction) about a university club, a rather debased one with lots of shenanigans going on.

That’s the first half of the book. The second half is fiction, including two murders–basically a plausible continuation of the first half, but complete fiction (at least it hasn’t happened yet!). Fanfiction archives under section: Books.

Come and rediscover your favorite shows with fellow fans. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work.4/5(2).

Aaron Schwabach is Professor of Law at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he teaches subjects including internet law. His previous books include Intellectual Property: A Reference Handbook (ABC-CLIO, ) and Internet and the Law: Technology, Society, and Cited by:   As long as there have been fans, there has been fan fiction.

There seems to be a fundamental human need to tell additional stories about the characters after the book, series, play or movie is over. But developments in information technology and copyright law have put these fan stories at risk of collision with the content owners' intellectual /5.

To see the place of the copyright page within the book as a whole, although years ago I was a big Quiller fan and believe I read all of the Quiller books, your father had a unique style of writing. (in my genre–juvenile fiction) lacking a street address are a hardback copy of ‘Eragon’ by Christopher Paolini (with a website) and a.

The book outlines that fan fiction, long a nearly invisible form of outsider art, has grown exponentially in volume and legal importance in the past decade. Fan fiction provides fans with an opportunity to enjoy, discuss, and most of all inhabit the canon texts in ways that would be impossible without : Aaron Schwabach.

Book crossover fanfiction archives. Come in to read stories and fanfics that span multiple fandoms in the Book universe. Axanar instead claims that it is “fan fiction.” 3 Essentially, fan fiction (FF) arises when fans of a particular movie, book or series of movies or books, create new works involving the same characters, settings and events.

This is almost universally done without the express permission of. Articles > A matter of fact: non-fiction and copyright. Articles A matter of fact: non-fiction and copyright J Writers and filmmakers will often rely on research material when creating a new work.

Whether they are creating a non-fiction book or film, or merely using historical facts as the backdrop for a fictional work, they are.

This information sheet outlines and discusses the copyright issues around creating fanfiction and other fanworks. I assume that many people in this room create other works besides fan fiction -- the copyright law doesn't only control how you get to use other people's works, but how they get to use yours.

If you don't want other creators to have the same difficulty building on your works that you're having building on Tolkien's, now's the time to get involved. "It takes a big studio to make The Avengers, but it doesn't necessarily take a big studio to write a piece of Avengers fan fiction," says Georgetown Universi.

Fan fiction, often called fanfic, is a mostly online genre of amateur work generated by fans of print and video popular fiction. Fanfic writers use characters, settings and story lines owned by authors and publishers as the basis for their own stories.

.Fan fiction - stories and novels written by fans of existing characters, and shared mainly on the internet - has long been a nearly invisible form of outsider art, but over the past decade it has grown exponentially in volume and in legal importance.

Because of its nature, authorship, and underground status, fan fiction stands at an intersection of key issues regarding property, sexuality, and 3/5(1).A copyright protects original works of authorship, such as videos, movies, songs, books, musicals, video games, paintings, etc.

Generally, copyright law is meant to incentivize the creation of original works of authorship for the benefit of the public. If someone is the author of an original work, then they typically own the copyright in that work.