How does copyright protect you?

Copyright arises automatically when a work is made, in all Berne Convention countries. Copyright protection affords you, the copyright owner the right, generally speaking, to prevent others from making a reproduction (or copy) of the copyright work, from publishing the work, and, in some instances, from offering it for hire by way of trade. A … Continue reading How does copyright protect you?

The life-cycle of copyright

We dealt briefly with copyright here. CIPC elaborates some more: A copyright is an exclusive right granted by law for a limited period to an author, designer, etc. for his/her original work. Works eligible for copyright protection The Copyright Act protects certain classes or categories of works. The following works are eligible for copyright in … Continue reading The life-cycle of copyright