Copyright law

2017-07-27T21:44:23+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Substantial similarity, Marrakesh VIP Treaty, Author, Copyleft, Fair dealing, Streaming media, World Book Day, Digital watermarking, Universal Copyright Convention, Ripping, Copyright term, Collaborative writing, Related rights, Copyright symbol, Opposition to copyright, Freedom of panorama, Auteur theory, All rights reserved, Sound recording copyright symbol, Legal aspects of file sharing, Sweat of the brow, Threshold pledge system, Paid content, Performing rights, Trusted Computing, Software copyright flashcards Copyright law
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  • Substantial similarity
    Substantial similarity, in US copyright law, is the standard used to determine whether a defendant has infringed the reproduction right of a copyright.
  • Marrakesh VIP Treaty
    The Marrakesh VIP Treaty (formally the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities, colloquially MVT) is a treaty on copyright adopted in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 28 June 2013.
  • Author
    An author is narrowly defined as the originator of any written work and can thus also be described as a writer (with any distinction primarily being an implication that an author is a writer of one or more major works, such as books or plays).
  • Copyleft
    Copyleft (a play on the word copyright) is the practice of offering people the right to freely distribute copies and modified versions of a work with the stipulation that the same rights be preserved in derivative works down the line.
  • Fair dealing
    Fair dealing is a limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work.
  • Streaming media
    Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.
  • World Book Day
    World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days) is a yearly event on April 23rd, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to promote reading, publishing and copyright.
  • Digital watermarking
    A digital watermark is a kind of marker covertly embedded in a noise-tolerant signal such as an audio, video or image data.
  • Universal Copyright Convention
    The Universal Copyright Convention (UCC), adopted in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1952, is one of the two principal international conventions protecting copyright; the other is the Berne Convention.
  • Ripping
    Ripping is distinct from simple file copying, in that the source audio or video often isn't originally formatted for ease of use in a computer file system; ripping such data usually involves reformatting it and optionally compressing it during the extraction process.
  • Copyright term
    Copyright term is the length of time copyright subsists in a work before it passes into the public domain.
  • Collaborative writing
    The term collaborative writing refers to projects where written works are created by multiple people together (collaboratively) rather than individually.
  • Related rights
    In copyright law, related rights (or neighbouring rights) are the rights of a creative work not connected with the work's actual author.
  • Copyright symbol
    The copyright symbol, or copyright sign, © (a circled capital letter "C"), is the symbol used in copyright notices for works other than sound recordings (which are indicated with the ℗ symbol).
  • Opposition to copyright
    Opposition to copyright or anti-copyright refers to a movement dissenting the nature of current copyright law, often focusing on perceived negative philosophical, economical or social effects of such laws.
  • Freedom of panorama
    Freedom of panorama (FOP) is an exception to the copyright laws of various jurisdictions that permits taking photographs and video footage and creating other images (such as paintings) of buildings and sometimes sculptures and other art works which are permanently located in a public place, without infringing on any copyright that may otherwise subsist in such works, and the publishing of such images.
  • Auteur theory
    Auteur theory (French: [otœʁ], author) is a theory originally of filmmaking that holds that a film reflects the director's personal creative vision.
  • All rights reserved
    "All rights reserved" is a copyright formality indicating that the copyright holder reserves, or holds for their own use, all the rights provided by copyright law.
  • Sound recording copyright symbol
    The sound recording copyright symbol, represented by the graphic symbol ℗ (a circled capital letter P), is the copyright symbol used to provide notice of copyright in a sound recording (phonogram) embodied in a phonorecord (LPs, audiotapes, cassettes, compact discs, etc.).
  • Legal aspects of file sharing
    File sharing is the practice of distributing or providing access to digital media, such as computer programs, multimedia (audio, images and video), documents or electronic books.
  • Sweat of the brow
    Sweat of the brow is an intellectual property law doctrine, chiefly related to copyright law.
  • Threshold pledge system
    The threshold pledge or fund and release system is a way of making a fundraising pledge as a group of individuals, often involving charitable goals or financing the provision of a public good.
  • Paid content
    Paid content is content on the Internet – such as text, graphics, video and downloads – which is paid for.
  • Performing rights
    Performing rights are the right to perform music in public.
  • Trusted Computing
    Trusted Computing (TC) is a technology developed and promoted by the Trusted Computing Group.
  • Software copyright
    Software copyright is the extension of copyright law to machine-readable software.