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i need some help with copyright

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i need some help with copyright
Alex Watts : Hello my name is ***** ***** I will try and help you with this.
Alex Watts : Could you please explain your situation a little more?

do you know the reeding books peter and jain?


its a book for kids tom teach them the key words . is one allow to use there key words just do different pitcher s?



Alex Watts : Will you be using phrases from the book?

what do you mean?

Alex Watts : Are you taking individual words or whole phrases from the book?

only the key words and then making my owen story

Alex Watts : Can you give an example of the keyword?

boy girl father mother



Alex Watts : Ok that is fine.
Alex Watts : You can use that without problem
Alex Watts : Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Alex Watts : Those words are generic

can i sell it to?

Alex Watts : Yes.
Alex Watts : The words are generic

in that book of peter and jain it says


peter and jain go on the bus


and in our book it says avi and dovi walk from the bus stop

Alex Watts : Yes?

so can i sel to ?

Alex Watts : Yes you can
Alex Watts : Does that help?


Alex Watts : You asked if you could sell this, I said yes.
Alex Watts : Does this clarify?



can you pleas tel me the lew of copy right ?



Alex Watts : You can use generic words.
Alex Watts : They are not copyright
Alex Watts : You can't use phrases in the book that are written by the author.
Alex Watts : But you can use generic words.

so why dose it say on the ladybird books copyright ?

Alex Watts : The law test is can a customer be confused between your material and the authors material
Alex Watts : If the answer is yes then it is breach if copyright.
Alex Watts : ladybird is copyright the whole book.
Alex Watts : Otherwise no one would be able to use indivual words.
Alex Watts : The story and paragraphs are copyright.
Alex Watts : Not the individual wors.
Alex Watts : words
Alex Watts : Does that help?

is the idea of the story just difrent names is that copyright ?


and if it is copyright may i just use it for my owen school ?and not sel?

Alex Watts : Yes


Alex Watts : You asked if you could use it for the school. I said yes

and other schools in my community??

Alex Watts : yes

so what am i not allow to do?

Alex Watts : Use the same story or phrases and sell it
Alex Watts : Does that clarify?

sell to whom ?

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