derivative work

Definition of "derivative work"
  1. A newly created piece inspired by an existing one, containing enough original creativity to qualify for its own copyright protection
How to use "derivative work" in a sentence
  1. The popular movie was a derivative work of the classic novel.
  2. Her sculpture, a derivative work, was influenced by the renowned artist's paintings.
  3. The translated version of the poetry book, a derivative work, earned its own copyright.

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