Copyright is a legal term describing rights given to creators for their literary and artistic works.
The Copyrights are literary works (such as novels, poems, plays, reference works, newspapers and computer programs, dramatic works, musical works, artistic works and graphic works.

How is Copyright obtained?

In the Hong Kong and UK, Copyright in a work comes into existence automatically when the work is created.

How is Copyright be Registered?

Copyright itself does not depend on official procedures. A created work is considered protected by copyright as soon as it exists.
There is no statutory requirement to register Copyright in the Hong Kong and UK nor any formal Register available to record any claim to own the Copyright in any particular work.
In the China and U.S.A copyright registration may be necessary, or beneficial. Further details can be supplied on request.


 

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