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Songwriters & composers

Musical works (compositions) and literary works (like song lyrics) are automatically protected by copyright when they are recorded in a material form.

Information Sheet: Songwriters & composers - 180kB
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The purpose of this information sheet is to give general introductory information about copyright. If you need to know about how the law applies in a particular situation, please get advice from a lawyer.

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