5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PROTECTING YOUR COPYRIGHT IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Protecting Your Copyright

CAN I CLAIM COPYRIGHT?

WHAT TYPE OF CREATIVE WORK IS COVERED BY COPYRIGHT?

  • writing
  • photographs
  • computer programs
  • art and illustrations
  • dramatic and musical works
  • films
  • sounds recordings
  • radio and TV broadcasts
  • publications

WHAT TYPE OF CREATIVE WORK ISN’T COVERED BY COPYRIGHT?

  • ideas, concepts, styles techniques and information
  • names, titles and slogans
  • people and people’s images

WHEN WORK IS COMMISSIONED, WHO OWNS THE COPYRIGHT?

WHEN DOES COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT OCCUR?

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU CAN PROVE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT?

  • seeking an injunction from the Court restraining the person or company from reproducing the original work
  • seeking an order from the Court to enter the person’s or business’s premises and seizing the offending material
  • commencing court action to claim for damages, an account of profits or delivery up of the infringing article/s.

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