Copyright is a legal term describing rights given to creators for their literary and artistic works.
The kinds of works covered by copyright include: literary works such as novels, poems, plays, reference works, newspapers and computer programs; databases; films, musical compositions, and choreography; artistic works such as paintings, drawings, photographs and sculpture; architecture; and advertisements, maps and technical drawings.
- Frequently Asked Questions about Copyright
- Collective management of copyright and related rights
- Copyright and Related Rights Web site (http:www.wipo.int/copyright)