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Film rights: Quiz


Question 1: The ________ ruled in favor of the plaintiffs, establishing the precedent that all adaptations are subject to copyright.
Supreme Court of the United StatesUnited States CongressUnited States ConstitutionUnited States courts of appeals

Question 2: Film rights are the rights under ________ law to make a derivative work -- in this case, a film—derived from an item of intellectual property.
Public domainFair useCopyright on typefacesCopyright

Question 3: Wallace's estate, and his American publisher, Harper & Brothers, sued for ________.
Public domainDigital rights managementAnti-copyrightCopyright infringement

Question 4: In 1907, the Kalem Company produced a one-reel silent film version of General Lew Wallace's ________, Ben-Hur, without first securing film rights.

Question 5: In the United States, the need to secure film rights of previously published or produced source materials still under copyright stems from ________.
Common lawCivil law (legal system)ShariaCase law


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