Could I be sued for using somebody else’s work? How about quotes or samples?

By Andrew Hudson Published: August 14, 2012 Updated: October 31, 2013


“If you use a copyrighted work without authorization, the owner may be entitled to bring an infringement action against you. There are circumstances under the fair use doctrine where a quote or a sample may be used without permission. However, in cases of doubt, the Copyright Office recommends that permission be obtained.”
U.S. Copyright Office

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