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What is fair use?

Fair use is a U.S. legal doctrine that permits brief excerpts of copyrighted material, under certain circumstances, to be quoted or used verbatim for purposes such as criticism, news reporting, teaching, and research, without the need for permission from or payment to the copyright holder.

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See Exceptions and Limitations to Copyright in our Copyright guide.

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