• 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 19.8    |    
  • 01:04    |    
    Why did you get involved in studying properties and copyrights?
  • 02:24    |    
    Does it thrill to you to work with copyrights?
  • 03:19.5    |    
    Why do you think it is important for universities to know more about copyrights?
  • 03:56    |    
    Does the University of Texas have a copyright policy?
  • 05:08    |    
    How could universities be liable to copyrights?
  • 06:15    |    
    How have you managed the liability toward copyrights?
  • 07:19.75    |    
    Do you maintain contact with students when they leave the university to verify their commitment with copyrights?
  • 08:29.5    |    
    What courses do you teach?
  • 09:50    |    
    What does the term "fair use" mean?
  • 12:44.5    |    
    Is there a statute that regulates fair use in the United States?
  • 13:22    |    
    What kind of works are used to educational purposes?
  • 14:28.5    |    
    What are the differences between Guatemalan and American legislation regarding fair use?
  • 17:15    |    
    What kind of traditions exist in copyrights?
  • 19:07    |    
    Are more rights protected in the United States?
  • 21:02    |    
    Do you see any conflict between freedom of expression and copyright?
  • 22:53    |    
    How has the copyright evolution been in the United States compared to Latin America?
  • 25:49    |    
    Do you think that the framers of the United States Constitution thought that the public should know about copyrights, when they incorporated them into the Constitution?
  • 28:23    |    
    Can the work be revived to copyright once it has fallen into public domain?
  • 31:11.5    |    
    In the United States, is it easy to find who is the author of a work in order to pay royalties?
  • 33:21.5    |    
    Final words
  • 33:35    |    
    Final credits

Interview with Georgia Harper by Andrés Wyld

New Media  | 20 de abril de 2005  | Vistas: 726

About this video

Georgia Harper is advisor of Scholarly Communications for the University of Texas at Austin Libraries.  In this interview, hosted by Andrés Wyld, she speaks about copyrights and the importance of teaching them in a university setting.  Harper explains what does "fair use" mean and also refers to the relationship between freedom of expression and copyrights.  She makes a comparison between United States and Latin America's laws, and comments about the evolution of this important study, as before, it only affected industries, but nowadays, it is involved in the daily life of any kind of individual.


Interview with Georgia Harper by Andrés Wyld
Georgia Harper

Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, April 20th 2005

A New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, September 2008
Camera: Sergio Miranda, Rebeca Zuñiga; digital editing: Claudia de Obregón; index and synopsis: Pablo Perdomo; content reviser: Daphne Ortiz; publication: Mario Pivaral / Carlos Petz


Georgia Harper is the scholarly communications advisor for the University of…

Licenciado en Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín