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Synonyms for copyright

a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work

secure a copyright on a written work

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Little, if any, research on the economic impacts of copyrights has been explicitly conducted for developing economies.
Copyright Office or an online service such as LegalZoom.
For individuals, such as authors and songwriters, it extends copyrights to a total of 70 years after death, rather than 50 years.
Nicholas Veliotes, president of the Association of American Publishers, said, "This is a major decision upholding copyright protection under American law and reaffirms the constitutional values of copyright.
The public domain - the body of creative works not entitled to copyright protection - is the world's greatest intellectual resource.
And if you want to know what happens when you download music files without permission from the copyright holder, ask Napster.
Republic intends to vigorously enforce its copyrights in the film and has been assured by each of the music publishers that they will support this effort.
Thus, the task force turned to the academy itself to see what changes it could propose in the current system of scholarly publications which require that copyrights be transferred from the author to the publisher.
If there were no copyrights and patents, there would be far less incentive to innovate.
In a 7-2 ruling, the justices upheld Congress' constitutional right to determine the length of copyrights.
for registering copyrights and copyright assignments in Canada.
Bouchoux's book, Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide to Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents & Trade Secrets (Amacom, $29.
Napster ruling upholds copyrights, blocks server-based song swapping.
They have committed the crime of infringing upon copyrights according to article 217 of the Criminal Law and should bear criminal responsibilities.
The new volume includes: coverage of the copyright regime, including copyright duration, expiration and renewal; the publication requirement and what it means; copyright forfeiture and abandonment; public domain elements within copyright works; copyrighting new uses of public domain material; restoration of copyrights to foreign works under GATT; non-copyright restrictions that may apply to some works in the public domain; and researching copyright renewals.