Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 61. Chapters: Copyright, Patent, Domain name registry, Aircraft registration, Vehicle history report, Voter registration, Records management, Medical record, Criminal record, Background check, Certified copy, Civil registry, Alien registration in Japan, Land registration, Newspaper of record, MoReq2, Non-profit organizations and access to public information, DLM Forum, Registration authority, Minutes, International Soundex Reunion Registry, Identity cleansing, Thirty year rule, Adoption reunion registry, FADO, Public Register of Travel and Identity Documents Online, Police certificate, Service record, Record sealing, Raihman v. Latvia, Copyright term, Federal Digital System, Vital statistics, Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland, Record of Decision, Book of office. Excerpt: A copyright is a set of exclusive rights granted by a state to the creator of an original work or their assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for public disclosure of the work. This includes the right to copy, distribute and adapt the work. In most jurisdictions copyright arises upon fixation and does not need to be registered. Copyright owners have the exclusive statutory right to exercise control over copying and other exploitation of the works for a specific period of time, after which the work is said to enter the public domain. Uses covered under limitations and exceptions to copyright, such as fair use, do not require permission from the copyright owner. All other uses require permission. Copyright owners can license or permanently transfer or assign their exclusive rights to others. Initially copyright law applied to only the copying of books. Over time other uses such as translations and derivative works were made subject to copyright. Copyright now covers a wide range of works, including maps, sheet music, dramatic works, p...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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