In relation to the law of property, describe five characteristics of a copyright
Characteristics of copyright
- Copyright is property right which gives a range of exclusive rights in relation to the copyright work.
- The effect of copyright is to enable the owner to prevent others from using it. Copyright protection is accorded to work.
- Copyright arises automatically without the need for registration or other formality.
- Copyright confers protection, raises presumption of authorship and seeks as a reminder of the rights of the copyright owner and a warning against 7 infringement.