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Copyright meaning

copyright - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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.
  2. 2. To secure a copyright on.
  3. 3. A legal device that provides the owner the right to control how a creative work is used. A copyright is comprised of a number of exclusive rights, including the right to make copies, authorize others to make copies, make derivative works, sell and market the work and perform the work. Any one of these rights can be sold separately through transfers of copyright ownership.
  4. 4. Exclusive right of an author to publish copies of his work.

copyright - examples of usage

  1. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U. S. copyright on this publication was renewed.
  2. Copyright laws in most countries are in a constant state of change. - "In the Border Country", W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett.
  3. Extensive research did not reveal any evidence that the U. S. copyright on this publication was renewed.
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