Understanding Copyright and Related Rights

Author(s): WIPO | Publication year: 2016

License: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 IGO License

This booklet provides an introduction for newcomers to the subject of copyright and related rights. It explains the fundamentals underpinning copyright law and practice, and describes the different types of rights which copyright and related rights law protects, as well as the limitations on those rights. It also briefly covers transfer of copyright and provisions for enforcement.