About Copyright and Neighbouring Right
Copyright constitutes an intellectual property right that grants exclusive protection to the creator of the work.
In particular, the creator of a work includes the:
- music composer;
- sound recording producer;
- producer of the first fixation of film;
- program broadcaster in a country;
- owner of the material on which a photograph was taken;
- computer programmer; and
- database manufacturer.
Copyright is acquired automatically, without the need to file the work or submit an application and the exploitation right can be exercised automatically.