Importance of copyright
- Copyright protects an original work which includes artwork, books, websites, computer programs, drawings, plays, films, music and sound recordings.
- Copyright carry symbol © which helps to demonstrate that one claim copyright in a particular work.
- By owning copyright in a work one can control how to use it in order to protect its value.
- Others who want to use the work of other have to buy or to get permission.
- Copyright laws make it easier for owners to make money by selling their works.