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

- A copyright is a type of intellectual property that gives its owner the exclusive right to copy and distribute a creative work, usually for a limited...
- 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...
- The Copyright Law of the United States grants monopoly protection for "original works of authorship". With the stated purpose to promote art and culture...
- Copyright infringement (at times referred to as piracy) is the use of works protected by copyright without permission for a usage where such permission...
- 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 Copyright Act 1968 The Copyright Act of Canada Copyright Act, 2005. The Copyright Ordinance 1997 The Indian Copyright Act, 1957 The Copyright Act...
- Copyright abolition is a movement to abolish copyright, for example by repealing the Statute of Anne and all subsequent law made in its support. The notion...
- 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...
- United States copyright law, a copyright notice is a notice of statutorily prescribed form that informs users of the underlying claim to copyright ownership...
- Criticism of copyright, perhaps outright anti-copyright sentiment, is a dissenting view of the current state of copyright law or copyright as a concept...