Exclusive Rights of the Copyright Owner Law and Legal Definition

Exclusive Rights of the Copyright Owner are:
  • To reproduce the work in copies or phonorecords,
  • To prepare derivative works based upon the copyrighted work,
  • To distribute copies or phonorecords of the copyrighted work to the public by sale, rental, lease, or lending,
  • In the case of literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographic works, pantomimes, and motion pictures and other audiovisual works, to perform the copyrighted work publicly,
  • In the case of literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographic works, pantomimes, and pictorial, graphic, or sculptural works, including the individual images of a motion picture or other audiovisual work, to display the copyrighted work publicly, and,
  • In the case of sound recordings, to perform the copyrighted work publicly by means of a digital audio transmission.