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.
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Anyone who owns the copyright to a work may prohibit others from producing copies of it or make it available to the public.
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If the holder of a copyright discovers that someone is violating the exclusive right, there are a number of different options for action.
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Music, pictures, paintings, photographs, texts, computer games, sculptures can all be protected by copyright, if they are sufficiently original. The creator of the work becomes the author and the right arises automatically when the work is created. If the work is considered good or bad does not matter, it is the originality that counts.