Copyright

Definitions and meanings of "Copyright"

What do we mean by copyright?

The legal right granted to an author, composer, playwright, publisher, or distributor to exclusive publication, production, sale, or distribution of a literary, musical, dramatic, or artistic work. noun

Of or relating to a copyright. adjective

Protected by copyright. adjective

To secure a copyright for. transitive verb

Exclusive right to multiply and to dispose of copies of an intellectual production (Drone); the right which the law affords for protecting the produce of man's intellectual industry from being made use of by others without adequate recompense to him (Broom and Hadley). noun

To secure a copyright of, as a book or play, by complying with the requirements of the law; enter for copyright.

To secure a copyright on. transitive verb

The right of an author or his assignee, under statute, to print and publish his literary or artistic work, exclusively of all other persons. This right may be had in maps, charts, engravings, plays, and musical compositions, as well as in books. noun

An author's right in his productions as secured by treaty between nations. noun

The right by law to be the entity which determines who may publish, copy and distribute a piece of writing, music, picture or other work of authorship. noun

Such an exclusive right as it pertains to one or more specific works. noun

To place under a copyright. verb

To obtain or secure a copyright for some literary or other artistic work. verb

Secure a copyright on a written work verb

A document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work noun

The right by law to be the entity which determines who may publish, copy and distribute a piece of writing, music, picture or other work of authorship.

Such an exclusive right as it pertains to one or more specific works.

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The word "copyright" in example sentences

* % copyright% - Any copyright notice included with the feed. ❋ Alex190 (2010)

* @copyright (c) 20010 Kamahl djchrisnet wrote: I hope you are alive when the copyright begins xD djchrisnet wrote: I hope you are alive when the copyright begins xD ❋ Superj707 (2010)

Bartholomew: the expansion of vicarious liability in copyright is bad and was done in ignorance of its pedigree in tort law. ❋ Rebecca Tushnet (2009)

But the more expanded vicarious liability in copyright is constitutionally problematic. ❋ Rebecca Tushnet (2009)

The British Library conducted the research because the balance in copyright is being undermined in the digital era ❋ Unknown (2008)

Intellectual Property Organization, said the draft may be baffling since so far the term copyright has not been applied to cultural heritage because authors of the work in question are long gone. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Maureen Reid of Boca Raton, Florida asks, "when are America CEOs going to realize that the term copyright to China and India means the right to copy whatever they like." ❋ Unknown (2004)

On the basis of this legal principle, the AAR observed that the term copyright should have the same meaning as understood under the Copyright Act, 1957 ( "CR Act"). ❋ Unknown (2010)

Section 14 of the CR Act defines the term copyright and enlists the various rights attached to such a copyright. ❋ Unknown (2010)

So, if you're a songwriter, any way your song can be worked as a copyright is a good thing. ❋ Mike Ragogna (2010)

Individual authors on the other hand do not all have the time, money or legal power to check whether their copyright is being abused on the internet and then file a lawsuit because of it. ❋ Nathreee (2010)

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