verb (used with object)
Origin of copyright
Related Words for copyrightpatent, trust, cartel, holding, ownership, exclude, possess, utilize, absorb, syndicate, proprietorship, corner, pool, oligopoly, consortium, engross, use, acquire, consume, devour
Examples from the Web for copyright
Contemporary Examples of copyright
Copyright © 2014 by Alain Mabanckou from Letter to Jimmy (translated by Sara Meli Ansari).Living Black & Gay in the ’50s
December 3, 2014
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.Living in Louisiana’s Tragic Health-Care Limbo
November 15, 2014
Kim is not thought to be broke just yet, but he will be soon, as movie studios seek to recoup $100m in copyright fees.The Zillionaires Who Lost Everything
October 26, 2014
Historical Examples of copyright
No epoch of time can claim a copyright in these immortal fables.The Gorgon's Head
Those, it will be remembered, were the days before Anglo-American copyright.A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II
Mrs. Humphry Ward
Fisheries, copyright, and even customs' duties, are instances in point.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3)
I said I had a copyright of my own face, if we were engaged!The Lightning Conductor Discovers America
C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
A "copyright" in heads is a good suggestion, and coming from a publisher too!The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 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.
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.