What is copyright?
Copyright is a type of intellectual property that gives its owner the exclusive right to make copies of a creative work, usually for a limited time. The creative work may be in a literary, artistic, educational, or musical form. Copyright is intended to protect the original expression of an idea in the form of a creative work, but not the idea itself.
What does Copyright cover?
Literary works including computer programs, tables and compilations including computer databases which may be expressed in words, codes, schemes or in any other form, including a machine readable medium
Dramatics include recitation and choreographic works
Musical works include only graphical notation of musical works
Artistic works include paintings, sculptures, drawings, engraving designs and photographs.