Copyright Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Copyright, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Copyright?

It is a legal method of giving the priviledge and right (for certain period of time) of the creator of something artistic like music, painting, theatre or literary work like writing a book, manufacturing something extraordinary product. They get the right and priviledge to copy that and sell the same.It gives the owner of the copyright to refrain others to reproduce and sell the same.Eg. Raxbaxy pharamaceutical company is facing legal proceedings because they had infringed the copyright law by making medicines that was copyright by the other company.