Crossword clues for copyright
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
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 in 1913 a copyright was valid for the term of twenty-eight years, with right of renewal for fourteen years on certain conditions. The term was extended in stages, and in 1997 the term of a copyright was life plus 50 years for individuals retaining their copyright, or 75 years for works created for hire. Further extension is still (1998) being discussed.
International copyright, an author's right in his productions as secured by treaty between nations.
Copyright \Cop"y*right`\, v. t. To secure a copyright on.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. 1 (context uncountable English) 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. 2 (context countable English) Such an exclusive right as it pertains to one or more specific works. vb. 1 To place under a copyright. 2 To obtain or secure a copyright for some literary or other artistic work.
n. a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work [syn: right of first publication]
v. secure a copyright on a written work; "did you copyright your manuscript?"
Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution. This is usually only for a limited time. The exclusive rights are not absolute but limited by limitations and exceptions to copyright law, including fair use. A major limitation on copyright is that copyright protects only the original expression of ideas, and not the underlying ideas themselves.
Copyright is a form of intellectual property, applicable to certain forms of creative work. Some, but not all jurisdictions require "fixing" copyrighted works in a tangible form. It is often shared among multiple authors, each of whom holds a set of rights to use or license the work, and who are commonly referred to as rightsholders. These rights frequently include reproduction, control over derivative works, distribution, public performance, and " moral rights" such as attribution.
Copyrights are considered territorial rights, which means that they do not extend beyond the territory of a specific jurisdiction. While many aspects of national copyright laws have been standardized through international copyright agreements, copyright laws vary by country.
Typically, the duration of a copyright spans the author's life plus 50 to 100 years (that is, copyright typically expires 50 to 100 years after the author dies, depending on the jurisdiction). Some countries require certain copyright formalities to establishing copyright, but most recognize copyright in any completed work, without formal registration. Generally, copyright is enforced as a civil matter, though some jurisdictions do apply criminal sanctions.
Most jurisdictions recognize copyright limitations, allowing "fair" exceptions to the creator's exclusivity of copyright and giving users certain rights. The development of digital media and computer network technologies have prompted reinterpretation of these exceptions, introduced new difficulties in enforcing copyright, and inspired additional challenges to copyright law's philosophic basis. Simultaneously, businesses with great economic dependence upon copyright, such as those in the music business, have advocated the extension and expansion of copyright and sought additional legal and technological enforcement.
Copyright was a Canadian alternative rock band, active in the 1990s. The band was launched by vocalist Thomas Anselmi and guitarist Christian Thorvaldson, former members of the short-lived and controversial punk rock band Slow, with new bassist Eric Marxsen and drummer Pete Bourne.
The band was formed in 1988, when Anselmi and Thorvaldson settled on that name after having collaborated under the short-lived band names Mo and Christian Thorvaldson's Freeze-Dried Dog since the demise of Slow. Initially, the band spelled its name as the symbol ©, pronounced as "Circle C". Under that name, they released a self-titled debut album on Geffen Records in 1991. That album sold poorly, and the band was dropped from Geffen. After a few years of struggling to continue in the music industry, they were subsequently signed to BMG Music, releasing their second album Love Story in 1996 under the name Copyright. Love Story was a shortlisted Juno Award nominee for Best Alternative Album at the Juno Awards of 1998.
The album The Hidden World followed in 2001.
Usage examples of "copyright".
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Project Gutenberg EBook of Louis Agassiz as a Teacher, by Lane Cooper Copyright laws are changing all over the world.
SFWA, Phil thinks, the Science Fiction Writers of America, Emmet is so right about them, the Swine Fucking Whores of Amerika, they may deny that they have anything to do with the pirate edition, but their bleatings about censorship and their insidious promotion of this blatant violation of my copyright proves they want to drag me down to their level.
Copyright 1998 by Kane Steven Blackpool leaned back in his leather-upholstered chair, a look of mock regret on his face.
The Tattva-Muktavali, by Purnananda Chakravartin Copyright laws are changing all over the world.
It was published by his friend Cottle, who, in a mixture of the generous with the speculative instinct, had given him thirty guineas for the copyright.
Gutenberg Etext of The Eureka Stockade, by Raffaello Carboni Copyright laws are changing all over the world, be sure to check the laws for your country before redistributing these files!
Davis - Falco 01 - Silver Pigs Copyright 1989 by Lindsey Davis Introduction Rome: AD 70.
The time it takes us, a rather conservative estimate, is fifty hours to get any etext selected, entered, proofread, edited, copyright searched and analyzed, the copyright letters written, etc.
However, all individual stories and poems in this magazine are copyright c 2001 by their respective authors or artists, who have granted Planet Magazine the right to use these works for this issue in both electronic form and any resulting print-outs by readers for noncommercial, individual use.
However, all individual stories and poems in this magazine are copyright c 2002 by their respective authors or artists, who have granted Planet Magazine the right to use these works for this issue in both electronic form and any resulting print-outs by readers for noncommercial, individual use.
IP encompasses patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and trademarks, this chapter will focus primarily on patents.
The courts have frequently debated whether laws of unfair competition are similar enough to copyright jurisdiction in its aims to be preempted by Federal copyright law, to which defendant argues that preemption is not absolute in the area of intellectual property.
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