Must works be released or distributed to enjoy copyright protection?
R.O.C. Copyright Act adopts the principle of copyright protection upon creation. A creator enjoys copyright as soon as a work is completed. Release or distribution of a work is not a prerequisite for obtaining copyrights. Copyright protection may be enjoyed even for works that have not been released or distributed.
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