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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.

  • Publish Date : 2008-04-24
  • Update : 2020-09-09
  • Organization : International Legal Affairs Office
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