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What Are the Rights of a Copyright Owner?
Copyright provides the owner of copyright with the exclusive right to
•Reproduce the work in copies or phonorecords
•Prepare derivative works based upon the work
•Distribute copies or phonorecords of the work to the public by sale or other transfer of owner
-ship or by rental, lease, or lending
•Perform the work publicly if it is a literary, musical, dramatic, or choreographic work; a panto-
mime; or a motion picture or other audiovisual work
•Display the work publicly if it is a literary, musical, dramatic, or choreographic work; a pan-
tomime; or a pictorial, graphic, or sculptural work. This right also applies to the individual
images of a motion picture or other audiovisual work.
•Perform the work publicly by means of a digital audio transmission if the work is a sound
Copyright also provides the owner of copyright the right to authorize others to exercise these
exclusive rights, subject to certain statutory limitation