About copyright

Copyright is an exclusive right to creative works such as music, film and literature.

The protection cannot be applied for but arises automatically when the work is created. Copyright is the exclusive right to an intellectual achievement in various forms. The condition is that the work is sufficiently original.

More about what may be protected by copyright

Anyone who owns the copyright to a work may prohibit others from producing copies of it or make it available to the public.

More about what is prohibited to do with a copyrighted work

If the holder of a copyright discovers that someone is violating the exclusive right, there are a number of different options for action.

More about what to do in case of infringement