Q. What is Copyright?


Copyright is a form of protection grounded in the U.S.  Constitution and granted by law for original works of authorship fixed in a  tangible medium of expression. Copyright covers both published and unpublished  works.

U.S. Constitution, article 1, section 8, clause 8:

“The Congress shall have power…To promote the Progress of  Science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to Authors and Inventors  the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.”


  • Last Updated Jul 23, 2018
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