Definition of Copyright. Meaning of Copyright. Synonyms of Copyright

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Definition of Copyright

Copyright
Copyright Cop"y*right, n. 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. Note: In the United States a copyright runs for the term of twenty-eight years, with right of renewal for fourteen years on certain conditions.
Copyright
Copyright Cop"y*right`, v. t. To secure a copyright on.

Meaning of Copyright from wikipedia

- Copyright is a type of intellectual property that gives its owner the exclusive right to make copies of a creative work, usually for a limited time. The...
- The copyright symbol, or copyright sign, © (a circled capital letter C for copyright), is the symbol used in copyright notices for works other than sound...
- Copyright infringement (at times referred to as piracy) is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission for a usage where such permission...
- The Copyright Law of the United States grants monopoly protection for "original works of authorship". With the stated purpose to promote art and culture...
- been created before copyright existed, or by their copyright term having expired. Some works are not covered by a country's copyright laws, and are therefore...
- Criticism of copyright, perhaps outright anti-copyright sentiment, is a dissenting view of the current state of copyright law or copyright as a concept...
- Attribution, in copyright law, is acknowledgment as credit to the copyright holder or author of a work. If a work is under copyright, there is a long tradition...
- The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a 1998 United States copyright law that implements two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property...
- The term "copyright abolition movements" refers to movements to abolish copyright, specifically those that espouse the repeal of the Statute of Anne and...
- Software copyright is the application of copyright law to machine-readable software. While many of the legal principles and policy debates concerning...