It is the policy of the Plaquemines Parish School Board to abide by the provisions of the Copyright Law of the United States and the Congressional Guidelines that delineate it.


The Board does not sanction illegal use or duplication of copyrighted materials in any form.  Employees who willfully violate the copyright position of the Board do so at their own risk and assume all liability and responsibility.


The School Board directs that:


  1. Unlawful copies of copyrighted materials may not be produced on Board-owned equipment or within Board-owned facilities.

  2. Unlawful copies of copyrighted materials may not be used with Board-owned equipment, within Board-owned facilities, or at Board-sponsored functions.

  3. Information about copyright law and guidelines shall be made available to all employees.


The Board delegates to the building level administrator the responsibility for informing employees of the Copyright Policy of the Board and of provisions of the United States Copyright Law.


New policy:  April, 2010

Adopted:  November 1, 2010



Ref:    17 USC 101 et seq. (Subject Matter and Scope of Copyright)

37 CFR 201 (Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights)


Plaquemines Parish School Board