Copyright and Genealogical Material
some pages and information of possible interest




USGENWEB - a good general summary of copyright
see: https://www.usgenweb.org/volunteers/copyright.html

Can transcriptions of genealogical documents be copyrighted?
see:  https://www.legalgenealogist.com/2019/07/05/originality-counts/

Can reproductions of public domain items be copyrighted?
https://www.jcms-journal.com/articles/10.5334/jcms.1021217/

Explanation of "Public Domain"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_domain

Good general information about copyright and genealogy.
see: http://dgmweb.net/Ancillary/OnE/Copyright.html

How Copyright affects your research
see: https://www.genealogy.com/articles/research/14_cpyrt.html

Copyrightability of Databases and Lists
see:  https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/types-databases-that-cant-be-protected.html

Obituaries and Copyright
see:   https://www.legalgenealogist.com/2012/09/12/copyright-and-the-obit/

Grave Photos and Copyright
see: https://www.legalgenealogist.com/2013/09/16/find-a-grave-revisited/

CopyFraud (when people claim copyright - when they don't legally have the right to copyright)
see:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyfraud