Ep. 42: Fanfiction and Copyright

Welcome to Episode 42 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 42: Fanfiction and Copyright

 

Description: Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast! In this episode, Sierra and Emily take you through the intricacies of Copyright and Fair Use Law through the lens of fanfiction. Using popular works and famous authors, they dive deep into the scandalous world of fanfiction. Below is a list of the controversies discussed and notable authors.

 

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Music Attribution:

Intro – “Can’t Stop Me” from Feeding the Lions EP by ProleteR
Outro – The Last Noel by Quincas Moreira

Controversies and Authors Discussed:

Cassandra Clare: The Immortal Instruments

E.L James: Fifty Shades of Gray

Jennifer L. Armentrout: Obsidian

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

A Very Potter Musical

My Immortal

Rainbow Rowell: The Simon Snow series

Anne Rice

George R.R. Martin

Neil Gaiman

SE Hinton

Links to articles for further reading:

http://blogs.luc.edu/compliance/?p=1600

https://www.trademarkandcopyrightlawblog.com/2016/10/10-copyright-cases-every-fan-fiction-writer-should-know-about/

https://www.aals.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/18AMGaronFanArtFictionCosplay.pdf

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legal_issues_with_fan_fiction

The views and opinions discussed within the “More Than Books” Podcast do not necessarily represent those of the Bellevue University Library or Bellevue University as a whole. Discussion of film availability was accurate as of the time this podcast was recorded.

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