Sunday, December 14, 2008

Elsie Law's Daily Dose Of The Law

A copyright is considered intellectual property.

The United States' copyright website defines a copyright as: "A form of protection grounded in the U.S. Constitution and granted by law for original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression. Copyright covers both published and unpublished works."

A copyright protects artistic and written works. This includes: Books, movies, songs, architecture, and computer software- to name a few.

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