411 For Creators



he exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same

Creative commens

Definition- Is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Our free, easy-to-use copyright licenses provide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice

Creative work

Definition-An idea that comes out of your mind.



permit from an authority to own or use something, do a particular thing, or carry on a trade (especially in alcoholic beverages).


Definition-The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.


Definition-The practice of attacking and robbing ships at sea.

Public Domain

Definition-The state of belonging or being available to the public as a whole, and therefore not subject to copyright.

Fair use

(In US copyright law) the doctrine that brief excerpts of copyright material may, under certain circumstances, be quoted verbatim for purposes such as criticism, news reporting, teaching, and research, without the need for permission from or payment to the copyright holder