In United States copyright law, a derivative work is an expressive creation that includes major copyright-protected elements of an original, previously created first work known as the underlying work. For more information see Title 17 of the United States Code which outlines United States Copyright Law.
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- What can I do with Lightstock products?
- Can I sell products I download or templates with your media included?
- Why would I need to purchase an extended license?
- Do your photos and videos have model releases?
- What does ‘Editorial’ mean?
- Can I use product I download from Lightstock in a client’s project?
- How do I know if I have created a derivative work?
- What is a derivative work?
- What does 'royalty-free' mean?
- Where can I find your Licensing agreement?