Fair Use Doctrine - Top 10 Misconceptions
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Misconception 10 – If Fair Use applies in the United States, It Also Applies in Other Countries

Often, no! We’ve been talking about "fair use" as defined under federal copyright laws in the United States. Each country sets its own copyright laws, and the exceptions to using a copyrighted work without the owner’s concept, such as the fair use doctrine.

Some countries do not have a fair use doctrine. Some countries have a fair use doctrine, but call it by a different name and have different ways of interpreting it.

So, if you want to use a copyrighted work in another country, you should likely seek a lawyer to assist you because each country has its own laws.

Finally, we’ll wrap up this article with some main points to keep in mind.