Linda K. Enghagen, J.D., Professor
Major Area: Copyright and fair use law in educational environments
Linda Enghagen is an attorney and Professor in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She has taught courses in Cyberlaw at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and developed a corporate training program entitled Information Technology and the Law: Software, the Internet and E-mail in conjunction with the PBS Business & Technology Network. She also serves as a Copyright Law Research Specialist for Sloan-C and regularly offers online workshops for them in relation to copyright compliance in educational settings. Her scholarly contributions related to intellectual property are directed to the needs of faculty members including two books, Technology and Higher Education: Approaching the 21st Century and Fair Use Guidelines for Educators, as well as numerous articles such as Fair Use in an Electronic World and Copyright Law and Fair Use—Why Ignorance Isn’t Bliss. She has created pamphlets and brochures about copyright law such as Copyright Compliance Made Simple: Six Rules for Course Design, Educators, Technology and the Law: Common Questions/Direct Answers and Legal Literacy in the Information Age: Ten (easy to understand) Rules of Thumb. In addition, she has been a guest commentator on a local NPR affiliate where she discussed copyright piracy in a piece entitled Napster Worries Me.
Professor Enghagen is available to deliver workshops, keynote addresses, and presentations.
Workshop titles include:
- Copyright Compliance Made Simple: Six Rules for Course Design
- Fair Use and the TEACH Act: A Closer Look
Presentation and Keynote titles include:
- The Case Against Georgia State University: Copyright Infringement or Fair Use?
- Personal Liability for Copyright Infringement: Faculty Members Beware
- Open Access, Creative Commons Licensing & Plagiarism: Clearing Up Some Copyright Confusion
- Legal Literacy in the Information Age: Ten (easy to understand) Rules of Thumb
- Copyright Law & Higher Education: Creating a Culture of Compliance
- Copyright Law, Plagiarism and Research Presentations: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You