Legal ownership of a work by the creator.
Copyright in a work (script, film, music, artwork, etc) resides with the author or creator. It is a right of ownership which can be transferred or licensed to another, eg. A producer. Usually you cannot copyright an idea, but how an idea has been expressed.
[Infringing File Sharing]
The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011 is an Act of the Parliament of New Zealand which amends the Copyright Act 1994. The law became known informally as `Skynet` after National MP Jonathan Young referred to the internet as such in parliamentary debates on the then bill. == Legislative history =...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_(Infringing_File_Sharing)_Amendment_
The sole legal right to sell a good, usually literary, musical or artistic work.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20140
The exclusive legal right to publish or sell a work, details ...Found on http://www.cryer.co.uk/glossary/c/index.htm
The law that protects an author's original material, usually (in the UK) for 70 years after the author's death. Similar law covers logos and brand namesFound on http://www.cim.co.uk/resources/glossary/home.xhtml?letter=c
The right of an author to control the use of their original work. Copyright is broadly controlled by international agreement, but there are substantial differences between countries. Costing For each book that we publish, we need to assess the actual cost to physically produce that book. Our production department provides a detailed costing, which ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20190
Copyright is a legal property right which enables the creator of an original work to protect it from unauthorised use. Through the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, Crown Copyright continues to subsist in all Ordnance Survey products until the end of the period of 50 years from the end of the year in which they were published. In the case of...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20195
- (of literary or musical or dramatic or artistic work) protected by copyright 2. [n] - a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work 3. [v] - secure a copyright on a written workFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=copyright
Legal rights to commercialise, license, transfer, broadcast or reproduce an original piece of work, irrespective of its supporting media.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20441
Copyright is governed by the Copyright, Designs and Patent Act 1988 and is intended to protect against others copying and exploiting the form in which a copyright exists (a 'work'). It does not however protect the idea behind the work. The copyright, whether it be in a literary, dramatic, musical and artistic work or mechanical rights (sound record...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20456
a state monopoly granted to protect artistic, musical and literary works.
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The exclusive right to produce, publish and sell written or musical works.
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Law applying to literary, musical, and artistic works (including plays, recordings, films, photographs, radio and television broadcasts, and, in the USA and the UK, computer programs), which...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
The legal provision of exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute a work, usually granted to the author, artist or maker of the work
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Copyright is one of several Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Other examples include patents and trademarks. Intellectual Property (IP) is the results of intellectual effort or creativity.
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Copyright gives protection to the originator of material to prevent use without the express permission or acknowledgement of the author or artist. All work appearing with the Â© symbol or the word 'copyright' is protected by its creator or his heirs. For more information, contact your attorney.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
One of the suite of Intellectual Property Rights
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A person`s exclusive right to reproduce, publish or sell his or her original work of authorship (as a literary, musical, dramatic, artistic or architectural work).
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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. » In the United States a copyright r...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/158
Cop'y·right` transitive verb
To secure a copyright on. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/C/158
The exclusive right, granted by law for a certain number of years, to make and dispose of copies of a literary, musical or artistic work. In the united states the copyright is granted for the life of the author plus 50 years. In the case of a joint work, it is for the life of the last joint author to die, plus 50 years. In either case the copyright...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
right of first publication noun
a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic workFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=copyright
• (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. • (v. t.) To secure a copyright on.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/copyright/
the exclusive, legally secured right to reproduce, distribute, and perform a literary, musical, dramatic, or artistic work.[24 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/140
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