the exclusive legal right, given to an originator to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same.
the doctrine that brief excerpts of copyright material may, under certain circumstances, be quoted verbatim for purposes such as criticism, news reporting, teaching, and research, without the need for permission from or payment to the copyright holder.
first sale doctrine
The first-sale doctrine is a limitation on copyright
a work or invention that is the result of creativity, such as a manuscript or a design, to which one has rights and for which one may apply for a patent, copyright, trademark, etc
a government authority or licence conferring a right or title for a set period, esp. the sole right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention.
consent or authorization.
A phonorecord is defined by the United States Copyright Act of 1976 to be a material object in which embodies sounds
the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own
the state of belonging or being available to the public as a whole, and therefore not subject to copyright
a symbol, word, or words legally registered or established by use as representing a company or product.
a violation of the rights secured by a copyright
work for hire
A work made for hire (sometimes abbreviated as work for hire and WFH) is an exception to the general rule that the person who actually creates a work is the legally-recognized author of that work