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How is copyright protection obtained?

Copyright protection is automatic. The creator’s original work is automatically entitled for protection under the Copyright Act and the creator will have exclusive rights upon creation of the work for the first time. There are no formality requirements to register a copy of the work with IPOPNG.

In addition, you may put a copyright notice on your work to make it legally and morally yours. The copyright notice should basically consist of the world “Copyright” or the symbol ©, the year the work was first published or made known to the public and your name.

Example of a Copyright notice: “Copyright, 2017 Kopi Rait

And you may include the phrase: “All rights reserved” if you do not want to allow all you’re rights on which rights you allow or disallow when using the work to be used by anyone.