Protection and ownership of works or expressions fixed in a tangible form including words art images sounds and music. Copyright gives the owner the exclusive right to copy display license or expand the work. Copyrights cover virtually any original expression; and the protection arises under common law as soon as the original expression is created (fixed in tangible form). However proving ownership of the original expression may be difficult legally unless the work was displayed or used publicly at a verifiable point in time.
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