original work of authorship

Definition of "original work of authorship"
  1. A unique creation that stems from an author's independent effort, making it eligible for copyright protection
How to use "original work of authorship" in a sentence
  1. Her novel, a true original work of authorship, was protected from plagiarism by copyright law.
  2. The painting was considered an original work of authorship, reflecting the artist's unique style.
  3. The song did not qualify as an original work of authorship as it heavily borrowed from an existing melody.

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