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name of the term: Author
descriptions of the term:


Under copyright law, the author (also: originator) is the creator of a work (§ 7 UrhG). If several people have created a work together and their contributions cannot be used independently, they are considered co-authors/co-originators of the work (§ 8 UrhG).

Source: UrhG, edited (only available in German)