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MODULE 05 Copyright and Related Rights
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MODULE 05. Copyright and Related Rights OUTLINE LEARNING POINT 1: Basics of copyright 1. Definition of copyright 2. Requirements for copyright protection LEARNING POINT 2: Copyright and related rights 1. Scope of copyright protection (1) Works protected by copyright (2) The things copyright does not protect (3) Economic rights & Moral rights 2. Basics of related rights (1) Definition of related rights (2) Rights that related rights provide 3. Period of protection LEARNING POINT 3: Ownership of copyright 1. Meaning of ownership of copyright 2. In case of commissioned works 3. In case of works created by an employee 4. In case of works created by several authors
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LEARNING POINT 4: Using works owned by others 1. When do you need permission When you don’t need permission 2. The process of obtaining authorization 3. How to reduce the risk of infringement INTRODUCTION Copyright protects the original literary and artistic creations of all types of authors, such as writers, composers, software developers, web designers and many other creators. In the past, copyright law was used to protect creative expressions of various kinds on papers or printer media, whereas, in the current internet era, copyright is relied upon by all types of digital content producers, distributors and retailers. LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. You understand the basics of copyright and related rights. 2. You understand the importance of copyright ownership in works and how to use such works in your business. 3. You know the best way to use copyrighted works to support your business strategies. 4. You know how to avoid infringement of the copyright of others and in the case of infringement, how to minimize its potential damage.
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LEARNING POINT 1: Basics of copyright 1. Definition of copyright Copyright law of a country grants authors, composers, software writers, website designers, and other creators’ legal protection for their literary and artistic creations, which are usually referred to as "works." Copyright protects a wide variety of original and/or creative expressions, such as novels, poetry, music, paintings, photographs, sculptures, architecture, films, computer programs, video games, original databases, etc. In most countries, copyright also protects sketches, drawings or designs of manufactured products. Copyright law gives the author of a work a bundle of exclusive rights over his work for a limited period of time. These rights enable him to control the use of his work in a number of ways and to receive remuneration. Copyright law also provides "moral rights" which protect an author's reputation and integrity. A work must be ORIGINAL 2. Requirements for copyright protection To qualify for copyright protection, a work must be original. In copyright law, originality relates to expression of thought and not to the underlying idea or thought. However, the exact meaning of originality under the copyright law differs from country to country. In general terms, originality refers to the fact that the work was independently created and it was not copied from
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