What is Copyright?
Copyright is a legal means of protecting an author’s work. It is a type of intellectual property that provides exclusive publication, distribution, and usage rights for the author. This means whatever content the author created cannot be used or published by anyone else without the consent of the author.
Meaning of copyright
Copyright means inter alia the exclusive right
to reproduce the work
to issue copies of the work to the public
to perform or broadcast the work
to make any translation or adaption of the work (for details see s. 14).
In addition, special moral rights lie with the author (s. 78) as well as a droit de suite (s. 23).