Copyright can be taken for the following works:
- Artistic work – ‘Artistic Work’ means a painting, sculpture, a drawing, an engraving or photograph.
- Dramatic work – ‘Dramatic Work’ includes any piece for recitation, choreographic work or entertainment.
- Literary Work – The term ‘Literary Work’ refers to any literary writings, as well as computer programs, tables, compilations and computer databases.
- Musical work – ‘Musical work’ means a work consisting of music and includes any graphical notation of such work, but does not include any words or any action intended to be sung, spoken or performed with the music.
Works covered by copyright include, but are not limited to:
novels, poems, plays, reference works, newspapers, advertisements, computer programs, databases, films, musical compositions, choreography, paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, architecture, maps and technical drawings.
Rights related to copyright include those of performing artists in their performances, producers of phonograms in their recordings, and broadcasters in their radio and television programs.