of where the work originated, if you intend to copy it in the UK it
is UK legislation that prevails.
working in the education sector may find that their institution
has some exemptions which should make it easier for you to copy
things and use them there and a chat with your Librarian may be
a good idea. This area is complex.
In practice, you will find that you
get a wide variation in responses to asking for permission and many
organisations are, indeed, happy to see their logos and products
promoted in a responsible fashion. Without condoning the use of
others’ images without their specific consent, therefore,
it may be the case that including items in innocuous handouts or
notes of limited circulation and life is unlikely to result in your
being sued. You should, however, always include a note of whose
it is and where it came from as matter of good manners if nothing
At this link is
an example of the benefits of good practice
Detailed information is available
on the Copyright
Directorate’s web site and a nice summary and discussion
are can be found at Wikipedia’s
Special considerations apply to photos
you take of people who should give permission for use of their image
(in exchange for free prints if you're lucky). A signed Model Release
Form would document this but may make full classroom pics a pain!
Here's a sample form.