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Fair use is the safety valve of the U.S. copyright law; it authorizes activities that would otherwise be considered infringement when they add significant value to collective culture. Today, more than ever, a robust understanding of fair use doctrine is essential to the health of the intellectual property system. Professor Jaszi will discuss the history of the doctrine, the ways contemporary courts apply it, and how it relates to documentary filmmakers.