Does copyright arise automatically or is registration required? Are ideas, titles and logos copyrighted?
We've listed 6 basic concepts about copyright in the video below:
1 Copyright protection is automatic in Singapore
2 Copyright does not protect ideas but the expression of ideas
3 Categories of Copyright: LDMA, Sound Recordings and Films
4 Rights in Copyright: Copy, Publish, Perform, Communicate and Adapt
5 Copyright is a balance between the owners and the public
6 Copyright does not last forever
|Find out more in this guide about copyright for teaching, learning and research
Finding Open Source Content
Images, sounds and music can be used in presentations or other content you create to raise engagement and provide valuable context. If you are seeking freely available content for use in your projects, the following guide might be useful:
Plagiarism vs. Copyright
The difference between plagiarism and copyright is that plagiarism is an infringement of the copyright owner's right to be identified whereas copyright infringement is using copyrighted works without permission.
Ensure that you aren't accidentally infringing someone's copyright when you re-use images, text, or other materials.
We've listed lots of examples in the video below (click image to access)
Is prohibited under the:
|Legal in nature
Traditionally, moral/ethical in nature
|Taking someone's right to commercially exploit the work
Taking someone's right to be acknowledged for their work.
Deceiving others that the work is your own.
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