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moral rights

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Definition of moral rights in English:

plural noun

Law
The right of an author or other creative artist to protect the integrity and ownership of their work.
Example sentences
  • The French Law of 1957 protects the author's moral rights in almost any creation.
  • The Berne Convention also explicitly gives moral rights to authors of copyright work, a principle written into UK law, through the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act.
  • In addition, copyright law confers certain moral rights including the right to be identified as the creator of a work and the right not to have that work altered detrimentally.

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