1. Face-to-Face Classroom Setting: Section 110 (1)

Educators and students may perform or display a copyrighted work in the course of face-to-face teaching at a nonprofit educational institution in a classroom or other place normally devoted to instruction. There are no restrictions on the type or length of work and the copyright owner’s permission is not necessary.

2. In the Course of a Transmission: Section 110 (2)

Section 110 (2) was recently revised by enactment of The Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act which was signed into law on November 2, 2002.

TEACH allows the digital transmission of performances and displays of copyrighted works, without having to obtain prior permission from the copyright owner, as part of synchronous or asynchronous distance education applications if the following requirements are met:

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