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cop·y·right

 (kŏp′ē-rīt′)
n.
The legal right granted to an author, composer, playwright, publisher, or distributor to exclusive publication, production, sale, or distribution of a literary, musical, dramatic, or artistic work.
adj.
1. Of or relating to a copyright: copyright law; a copyright agreement.
2. Protected by copyright: permission to publish copyright material.
tr.v. cop·y·right·ed, cop·y·right·ing, cop·y·rights
To secure a copyright for.

cop′y·right′a·ble adj.
cop′y·right′er n.

copyright

(ˈkɒpɪˌraɪt)
n
(Law) the exclusive right to produce copies and to control an original literary, musical, or artistic work, granted by law for a specified number of years (in Britain, usually 70 years from the death of the author, composer, etc, or from the date of publication if later). Symbol: (c)
adj
(Law) (of a work, etc) subject to or controlled by copyright
vb
(Law) (tr) to take out a copyright on
ˈcopyˌrightable adj
ˈcopyˌrighter n

cop•y•right

(ˈkɒp iˌraɪt)

n.
1. the exclusive ownership of and the right to make use of a literary, musical, or artistic work, protected by law for a specified period of time.
adj.
2. Also, cop′y•right`ed. protected by copyright.
v.t.
3. to secure a copyright on.
[1725–35]
cop′y•right`a•ble, adj.
cop′y•right`er, n.

copyright

- Literally, "the right to reproduce" one's own work or authorize others to do so; copyright protects original artistic, literary, dramatic, musical, and intellectual work in a tangible medium.
See also related terms for literary.

copyright


Past participle: copyrighted
Gerund: copyrighting

Imperative
copyright
copyright
Present
I copyright
you copyright
he/she/it copyrights
we copyright
you copyright
they copyright
Preterite
I copyrighted
you copyrighted
he/she/it copyrighted
we copyrighted
you copyrighted
they copyrighted
Present Continuous
I am copyrighting
you are copyrighting
he/she/it is copyrighting
we are copyrighting
you are copyrighting
they are copyrighting
Present Perfect
I have copyrighted
you have copyrighted
he/she/it has copyrighted
we have copyrighted
you have copyrighted
they have copyrighted
Past Continuous
I was copyrighting
you were copyrighting
he/she/it was copyrighting
we were copyrighting
you were copyrighting
they were copyrighting
Past Perfect
I had copyrighted
you had copyrighted
he/she/it had copyrighted
we had copyrighted
you had copyrighted
they had copyrighted
Future
I will copyright
you will copyright
he/she/it will copyright
we will copyright
you will copyright
they will copyright
Future Perfect
I will have copyrighted
you will have copyrighted
he/she/it will have copyrighted
we will have copyrighted
you will have copyrighted
they will have copyrighted
Future Continuous
I will be copyrighting
you will be copyrighting
he/she/it will be copyrighting
we will be copyrighting
you will be copyrighting
they will be copyrighting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been copyrighting
you have been copyrighting
he/she/it has been copyrighting
we have been copyrighting
you have been copyrighting
they have been copyrighting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been copyrighting
you will have been copyrighting
he/she/it will have been copyrighting
we will have been copyrighting
you will have been copyrighting
they will have been copyrighting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been copyrighting
you had been copyrighting
he/she/it had been copyrighting
we had been copyrighting
you had been copyrighting
they had been copyrighting
Conditional
I would copyright
you would copyright
he/she/it would copyright
we would copyright
you would copyright
they would copyright
Past Conditional
I would have copyrighted
you would have copyrighted
he/she/it would have copyrighted
we would have copyrighted
you would have copyrighted
they would have copyrighted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.copyright - a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work
legal right - a right based in law
document, papers, written document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
Verb1.copyright - secure a copyright on a written work; "did you copyright your manuscript?"
procure, secure - get by special effort; "He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"
Translations
حَق التأليف والنَّـشرحُقُوق الطَّبْع والنَشْر
autorská právaautorské právo
ophavsretcopyrightforfatterret
tekijänoikeus
autorsko pravo
szerzõi jog
höfundarréttur
版権
저작권
copyright
upphovsrätt
ลิขสิทธิ์
telif hakkıyapıt hakkı
quyền tác giả

copyright

[ˈkɒpɪraɪt]
A. ADJprotegido por los derechos de(l) autor
B. Nderechos mpl de autor, propriedad f literaria
the book is still in copyrightsiguen vigentes los derechos del autor de este libro
it will be out of copyright in 2020los derechos de(l) autor terminarán en 2020
"copyright reserved""es propiedad", "copyright"

copyright

[ˈkɒpiraɪt] ndroit m d'auteur, copyright m
copyright reserved → tous droits réservés, tous droits de reproduction réservéscopy typist ndactylo mf

copyright

nCopyright nt, → Urheberrecht nt; out of copyrighturheberrechtlich nicht mehr geschützt

copyright

[ˈkɒpɪˌraɪt] ndiritti mpl d'autore, copyright m inv
copyright reserved → tutti i diritti riservati

copy

(ˈkopi) plural ˈcopies noun
1. an imitation or reproduction. That dress is a copy of one I saw at a Paris fashion show; He made eight copies of the pamphlet on the photocopier.
2. a single book, newspaper etc. Can I have six copies of this dictionary, please?
3. written or typed material for publishing. He writes copy for advertisements.
verb
to make an imitation or reproduction of (something). Copy the way I speak; Copy this passage into your notebook.
ˈcopier noun
a photocopier.
ˈcopyright noun
(usually abbreviated to ©) the sole right to reproduce a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work, and also to perform, translate, film, or record such a work.

copyright

حُقُوق الطَّبْع والنَشْر autorské právo ophavsret Urheberrecht πνευματικά δικαιώματα derechos de propiedad intelectual tekijänoikeus droits d’auteur autorsko pravo copyright 版権 저작권 copyright opphavsrett prawo autorskie direitos autorais, direitos de autor авторское право upphovsrätt ลิขสิทธิ์ telif hakkı quyền tác giả 版权
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39) Conversely, derivative works, which merely add copyrightable variation to preexisting works, merit only minimal protection.
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Courts sometimes adopt the perspective of the original creator, and sometimes of the alleged infringer, in determining whether seemingly copyrightable expression has become an uncopyrightable idea or functional standard.