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Copyright and database right

24 Mar 2017

Copyright and database right (in the case of a database), are rights in law that arise when concepts or ideas are expressed in tangible forms. 

The owner of copyright, or database right, enjoys the exclusive right to make copies and adaptations of all or part of the matter, and to issue or publish such copies to others.

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