copyright holder

What is copyright holder?

copyright holder meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

The person(s) or corporate body possessing the exclusive legal rights granted by a government to publish, produce, sell, or distribute copies of a literary, musical, dramatic, artistic, or other work, within certain limitations (fair use), usually the author, editor, compiler, composer, playwright, publisher, or distributor. In the United States, such rights are granted by the U.S. Copyright Office when a work is registered for copyright. The name of the copyright holder is given in the copyright notice, usually printed on the verso of the title page of a book. Synonymous with copyright owner.


reference: ABC-CLIO