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Derivative works (Copyright)


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    • Copyright--Derivative works
    • Derivative work rights (Copyright)
    • Derivative works (Copyright)--Law and legislation
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    • found: Work cat.: 2018026240: Rachum-Twaig, Omri. Copyright law and derivative works, 2019.
    • found: United States Code, viewed at Copyright Office website, June 4, 2018(A "derivative work" is a work based upon one or more preexisting works, such as a translation, musical arrangement, dramatization, fictionalization, motion picture version, sound recording, art reproduction, abridgment, condensation, or any other form in which a work may be recast, transformed, or adapted)
    • found: Black's Law Dictionary, 1999(Derivative work (Copyright): a copyrightable creation that is based on a preexisting product such as a translation, musical arrangement, fictionalization, motion-picture version, abridgment, or any other recast or adapted form, and that only the holder of the copyright on the original form can produce or give permission to produce)
    • found: US Legal, Inc. web site, viewed June 21, 2018(Derivative work rights law and legal definition: Derivative work rights are part of copyright which includes the right to alter content of an original work, take extracts from it, combine it with another work, translate it into another language, or otherwise create a new work from an existing piece of content. An owner of a creative work has absolute right to create a derivative work, which are new versions of the original work. Derivative rights come into existence automatically upon creation of an artistic, literary or any other creative work. These rights give protection to an artist from having his/her original work altered or used by another artist, without his/her consent)
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    • 2018-06-04: new
    • 2018-09-11: revised
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