A copyright is a set of exclusive, time-limited rights granted by a government to regulate the use of a particular form, way, or manner in which an idea or information is expressed. Copyright may be claimed for a wide range of creative or artistic works. These include literary works; motion pictures; music, audio, and video recordings; paintings; photographs; software; and industrial designs.

Copyrights are a type of intellectual property. Copyright law only addresses the rendering, manner, or form in which creative thought, ideas, or other information has been depicted, implemented, or manifested. These laws are not designed or intended to cover the actual facts or concepts included in the work nor the styles or techniques that are used or represented by the copyrighted work.

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