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Includes information on control of the use by others of the intellectual output of an individual's, whether it is in the form of books, articles, poems, songs, paintings, drawings and sculpture or any other creative activities.

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Your rights to own your own literary and artistic material, music, films, sound recordings and broadcasts, including software and multimedia.

4 Copyright and allied property rights

Includes the meaning of copyright, defences to breach of copyright, moral rights, and the law about passing off goods as someone else's. Criminal sanctions for breach of copyright
Provided by Liberty
1 What is Copyright?

What is copyright and what work does it protect? How to mark your copyright work to warn others against using it.
Provided by UK Patent Office
2 Copyright - index

Copyright gives protection to the creators of certain kinds of material. Includes guides to copyright history, laws, and the benefits of copyright protection.
Provided by UK Patent Office
3 The internet - using other people's materials (PDF)

Information on the legal position on copying material from the internet including downloading music, and copying computer software.
Provided by Adviceguide from Citizens Advice
5 Advice for musicians - FAQ's

Answers frequently asked questions about your rights as a musician, including information about copyright, the law about using samples or doing cover versions, and your rights when you play at gigs.
Provided by Musicians' Union

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