verb (used with object)
Related formscop·y·right·a·ble, adjectivecop·y·right·er, nounun·cop·y·right·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for copyright
Copyright © 2014 by Alain Mabanckou from Letter to Jimmy (translated by Sara Meli Ansari).
So what I always tell the kids is to be careful about signing to a label and always protect your copyright.
For an artist like myself, the most important part is the publishing, and owning my own copyright.
State officials were not amused, and are suing the advocacy group for copyright infringement.
Kim is not thought to be broke just yet, but he will be soon, as movie studios seek to recoup $100m in copyright fees.
Copyright proprietors should not be required to disclose it otherwise, satisfying the curiosity of business rivals and others.
The shortest term of copyright exists in Greece, where it endures for but fifteen years from publication.International Copyright|George Haven Putnam
During his parliamentary career, in 1837, he was instrumental in passing the copyright act.Hawthorne and His Circle|Julian Hawthorne
The copyright fees are not, however, the most valuable assets of the office.
It is entirely independent of the copyright laws, and their extension into the domain of art.The Right to Privacy|Samuel D. Warren
British Dictionary definitions for copyright
Derived Formscopyrightable, adjectivecopyrighter, noun
Culture definitions for copyright (1 of 2)
The legal protection given to published works, forbidding anyone but the author from publishing or selling them. An author can transfer the copyright to another person or corporation, such as a publishing company.
Culture definitions for copyright (2 of 2)
A grant of an exclusive right to produce or sell a book, motion picture, work of art, musical composition, software, or similar product during a specified period of time.