Objects of copyright are works in the field of science, literature and art, namely:
- § Literary and artistic works (novels, poems, lectures, dramatic and choreographic works, musical works, audiovisual works, photographic works, translations, adaptations of works, etc.);
- § Computer programs;
- § Compilations of data (databases), if they are the result of intellectual activity in the selection or streamlining of their constituent parts;
- § Other works.
It must be remembered that copyright protects only the form and not the essence of the work. Thus, copyright protection does not cover ideas, theories, principles, methods, procedures, processes, systems, methods, concepts, discoveries, even if they are expressed, described, explained, illustrated in the work.