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


The School 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.



Ref:    17 USC 101 et seq. (Copyright Act of 1976)

37 CFR 201 (Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights)


Bossier Parish School Board