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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
96 words

Legal authority protecting works of art, literature, music and computer programs from reproduction or publication without the consent of the ...

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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009

In the eighteenth century it was customary for authors to sell ownership in a printed text which they had produced ...

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,513 words

Copyright is a transmissible property right to prevent certain acts in relation to particular types of works. In the United ...

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, History
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19 words

For copyright in medieval and post-medieval Roman law, Southeast Asian law, and United States law, see Intellectual Property. ...

Copyright in English Common Law

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, History
Length:
2,229 words

Copyright is a property right that subsists in various kinds of creative work. It is a comparatively modern concept. Copying ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
1,301 words

Copyright laws give authors rights to control and benefit from their works. U.S. law, for example, gives authors exclusive rights ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
4,164 words

Copyright now seems to be a natural and inherent right of authors. Under current British law, copyright accrues to authors ...

Copyright in a Dramatic Work

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
770 words

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By the beginning of the 19th century, the right of the dramatist (as of other writers) to prevent

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Craig Joyce

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Law
Length:
411 words

The Constitution empowers Congress “[t]o promote the Progress of Science … by securing for limited Times to Authors … the ...

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
1,669 words

The central purpose of copyright has been to ensure a fair return to the producer of original works, thus encouraging ...

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Robert Patten

Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
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2,740 words

Copyright, of widespread concern only after the invention of printing from moveable type, developed around three related issues: (1) concerns ...

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Sarah Faulder

The Oxford Companion to Music

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
2,916 words
In its earliest manifestation dating back to the 16th century, copyright literally meant the right to copy, a right reserved at that time to publishers in respect of their books. Modern ... More
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The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
538 words

In Britain, the twentieth century saw the various constituents of the dramatic event gradually brought under copyright protection. The 1911 ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006
the exclusive legal right, given to the originator or their assignee for a fixed number of years, to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
1,425 words

The exclusive legal right to prevent others from reproducing the creations of visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers, playwrights, film makers, ...

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The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,660 words

Since 1912, when the Copyright Act 1911 (UK) was declared to be in force in Australia by the Copyright ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
3,396 words

The exclusive legal right to prevent others from reproducing the creations of visual artists, authors, composers, choreographers, playwrights, film directors, ...

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A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, History
Length:
286 words

Attempts to license and control printing and publication date back to the early sixteenth century. Copyright in the modern sense, ...

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