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Glossary Term: Rights of Ownership (relating to Use of Copyright Materials)

Definition:

in relation to Copyrighted Materials the sole right to: (i) produce or reproduce the work or any substantial part thereof in any material form whatever, (ii) to perform the work or any substantial part thereof in public, (iii) if the work is unpublished, to publish the work or any substantial part thereof, (iv) the right to exploit rights related to translation, conversion, recording, adaptation, communication by telecommunication, public exhibition and, rental rights, and (v) the right to authorize any of the foregoing (pursuant to section 3(1) of the Copyright Act). See also sections 15, 18, and 21 of the Copyright Act which deal with: performers' rights, rights of sound recording makers and rights of broadcasters, respectively.
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