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Intellectual Property and Copyright

Access Copyright A Canadian Copyright agency that provides licensing and handles royalty collection and distribution
Copyright Copyright is a property right. "Right to copy"
Intellectual Property A non-physical property right. It is the right of the owner to determine how intellectual property may be used.
Royalty Financial compensation provided to a copyright owner when their work is used
Trademarks A type of intellectual property right; they are used to distinguish the goods and services of one company from another (e.g., slogan, name of product).
Public Domain Material that may be used by anyone without restriction. Relates to the duration of copyright material (life of creator + 50 years)
Moral Rights Rights of the author/creator of a certain work that exist for as long as the copyright in a work.
Performing Rights The rights of the performer in a recorded performance (includes actors, authors, singers, musicians, etc).
Plagiarism An act that challenges the idea of intellectual honesty (similar to cheating)
Fair Dealing A Bill that provides educators the use of copyright materials for the purpose of education, provided that it is "fair" (e.g., it does not compete with the original work)
Patent A type of intellectual property right; protects new inventions but does not cover the aesthetic quality.
Blanket License A license sold by SOCAN (Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers in Canada) of a given work; the licensing fees are then given back to the creators.
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