What is Copyright/plagiarism/intellectual property/trademark’s


Wolfie Work Shop

Copyright:

“the exclusive and assignable legal right, given to the originator for a fixed number of years, to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material.”

Copyright is there to protect our work and is there to prevent the redistribution of our work. An overview of copyright is available on guv.uk website

1. Overview

Copyright protects your work and stops others from using it without your permission.

You automatically get copyright protection when you create:

  • original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic work, including illustration and photography
  • original non-literary written work, eg software, web content and databases
  • sound and music recordings
  • film and television recordings
  • broadcasts
  • the layout of published editions of written, dramatic and musical works

You can mark your work with the copyright symbol (©), your name and the year of creation. Whether you mark the work or not doesn’t affect the level of protection you…

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