Definition of 'copyright'
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Example sentences containing 'copyright'
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He suggested that copyright law be rebuilt from scratch and recommended that people pay a tax to listen to music. Computing (2010)We are not breaching copyright laws. The Sun (2016)One reason may have been that he now had control of the copyright. The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)The important thing is to protect our copyright. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The copyright on the work expires next year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Record companies had resisted the idea for copyright reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Is it possible that he does not own the copyright in his book? Christianity Today (2000)Entrants will own and retain any copyright in their entries. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The judge said the book breached her copyright and banned it. The Sun (2009)The man was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud and infringement of copyright law. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But there is a legal framework protecting copyright and they have to comply with that. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The report also claims that there is no evidence that music out of copyright is any cheaper. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He admitted false accounting and breaching copyright. The Sun (2006)The programme tackles some of the more contentious issues of copyright and privacy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Does the artist not retain copyright? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Those who infringe the copyright face legal action and a higher levy of 15 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A bitter legal battle ensued over profit allocation, royalties, copyright and artistic control. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But I don't think anyone doubts it will be passed while this book remains in copyright. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)
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Translations for 'copyright'
British English: copyright /ˈkɒpɪˌraɪt/ NOUN
If someone has the copyright on a piece of writing or music, it is illegal to reproduce or perform it without their permission.
Recording and playback of materials may require consent of the copyright owner.
- American English: copyright
- Arabic: حُقُوق الطَّبْع والنَشْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: direitos autorais
- Chinese: 版权
- Croatian: autorsko pravo
- Czech: autorské právo
- Danish: ophavsret
- Dutch: copyright
- European Spanish: derechos de propiedad intelectual
- Finnish: tekijänoikeus
- French: droits d’auteur
- German: Urheberrecht
- Greek: πνευματικά δικαιώματα
- Italian: copyright
- Japanese: 版権
- Korean: 저작권
- Norwegian: opphavsrett
- Polish: prawo autorskie
- European Portuguese: direitos de autor
- Romanian: drepturi de autor
- Russian: авторское право
- Spanish: derechos de propiedad intelectual
- Swedish: upphovsrätt
- Thai: ลิขสิทธิ์
- Turkish: telif hakkı
- Ukrainian: авторське право
- Vietnamese: quyền tác giả
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