12. What about a cover, remix, mash-up or edit?


Creating your own version of someone else’s work, including editing or remixing is referred to as a derivative work. Unless you benefit from a copyright exception or the materials you want to edit are in the public domain, you need to seek permission from the copyright holder first in order to avoid infringement claims.


Copying & Creativity

A short video exploring the complex relationship between copying and creativity through the eyes of a young art student.


There are two exceptions to be aware of, one specifically for criticism and review and a more general exception for quotation. Both exceptions apply to all types of copyright material…

Copyright Bites

Copyright Bites is a series of short videos that makes copyright law and policy easier to understand, exploring the relationship between copyright and the public domain.