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  •  copyright has expired; or

  •  you are using less than a substantial part of the material; or

  •  one of the specific exceptions to infringement applies


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  •  criticism or review;

  •  parody or satire;

  •  reporting news; or

  •  professional advice by a lawyer, patent attorney or trade marks attorney.


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