Myths about Copyright
Fiction: Copyright in ‘works’ created by a third party or a consultant under contract is owned, by the customer.
Fiction: If you never copy more than 10 percent of a work, you will not infringe copyright.
Fiction: Materials on the internet are freely available for anyone to download and use for any purpose.
Fiction: Employees are the owners of any works they create.
Fiction: Copyright protection lasts forever.
Fiction: There is no copyright unless a copyright notice is attached to the work.
Fiction: Copyright works are protected by ‘international copyright’.
Fiction: Registration is a pre-requisite for copyright protection.