Copyright Vs Intellectual Property

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The world is rich on productive individuals that on a daily basis focus on producing their own material to express their ideas, knowledge and/or creations throughout physical expressions. In a world with values, and ethics is easy to understand that the work of others must be recognized. Therefore, users must give credits to the creator and/or writer for example.
However, this is not always the case, the world if full of productive people, but it also has people that commits piracy, which is copying, distributing and using someone else’s work without permission. Copyright defines a set of rules on how specific work can be used. It basically sets out the right of the owner, and states responsibilities to the people who wants to use the work.
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As we known, intellectual property is something unique that is physically created. For example, copyright starts as soon as a work is physically recorded, saved or typed. A writer enjoys copyright after his/her work has been typed, a singer, after his/her song has been recorded, and an artist after he/she has finished the work. People tend to confuse this, with ideas, Ideas cannot be copyrighted until it is physically expressed. And in other hand, while copyright happens immediately after the work is done, other forms of intellectual property like patents or trademarks, need to be register in order to be protected. In other words, what copyright does, is to protect the intellectual creativity of …show more content…
And it is important to know, the different types of piracy, distributing, selling, or stealing signals are examples of piracy of the people doing it does not have the right to do it. However, people might get confused when researching online about this topic, and it is because the official term for this illegal act is the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property rights, better known as (TRIPS Agreement) or “Piracy”.
"Pirated copyright goods shall mean any goods which are copies made without the consent of the rightholder or person duly authorised by the rightholder in the country of production and which are made directly or indirectly from an article where the making of that copy would have constituted an infringement of a copyright or a related right under the law of the country of importation".(Art.51, n.14)”(Unesco, n.d)
For this reason, it is important to know the consequences of piracy, because committing piracy can lead to serious problems. The people in charge work very hard to avoid and find people who commits piracy all over the world, which has increased faster than ever before due to the fast growth of the internet. The internet, has made the world a unique country where everyone are neighbors. Content posted in social networks, blogs, or sent by email are still considered as piracy if the owner does not carries the right to distribute the

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