Protecting a Business Idea
- Copyright: Legal protection against copying authors, composers and artists. If a business employs someone to create an orginal piece of literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work, it automatically holds the copyright on the work. The material could range from books, information leaflets and films, to computer programs and sound recordings. The material can then not be copied without permission from the owner of the copyright. The law allows the owners of the copyright to decide whether it can be copied and adapted, and allows them to charge a royalty or license fee.
- Patents: An official document granting the holder the right to be the only user or producer…
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