infringement of copyright
The unauthorized violation of a copyright owners exclusive rights in a work. Common examples include the illicit distribution of software or music, the adaptation of anothers work in one medium (such as a book or play) for use in another medium (such as a movie or CD-ROM), or the unauthorized public performance of a recording or film.
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Copyright Law

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