Copyright Alliance

How to get copyright permission?

If you want to use someone’s copyrighted work, you usually need to get permission first. There are certain exceptions, like when the use would be considered to be a fair use under the law, covered by a statutory license, or in the public domain. But since the question focuses on how to get permission, (with the exception of works in the public domain by virtue of expiration of copyright term, wh...

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How to get copyright permission?

who we are

The Copyright Alliance is the unified voice of the copyright community, representing the interests of thousands of individual creators and organizations across the spectrum of copyright disciplines. The Copyright Alliance is dedicated to advocating policies that promote and preserve the value of copyright and to protecting the rights of creators and innovators.

copyright by the numbers

$1.2 trillion

Contributed to US GDP

5.5 million

US Jobs

$107 billion

In Annual Wages