• The TEACH Act: Distance Learning Made Easier
  • October 23, 2003
  • Law Firm: Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP - New York Office
  • Eligible institutions offering long-distance learning now have broader rights to use copyrighted works. The recently enacted Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act ("TEACH") modifies the U.S. Copyright Act to permit accredited, nonprofit, educational institutions and governmental bodies to use copyrighted materials in distance education without seeking permission from the copyright owner or paying royalties if it complies with TEACH's strict procedures.