Every Work That Is Eligible For Copyright In Nigeria Is Conferred Copyright Even Without A Registration

Every Work That Is Eligible For Copyright In Nigeria Is Conferred Copyright Even Without A Registration

Every Work That Is Eligible For Copyright In Nigeria Is Conferred Copyright Even Without A Registration.

By Onyekachi Umah,Esq.

Every work of art that is eligible for copyright in Nigeria whose author is a Nigerian or foreigner domiciled in Nigeria or is a company registered in Nigeria is naturally conferred copyright. Same applies to every work first published or recorded in Nigeria or made by government of Nigeria or a state in Nigeria. Such work does not need to be registered with the National Copyright Commission for it to have a copyright and be protected.

References;

Sections 2, 3 and 4 of Copyright Act.

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Every Work That Is Eligible For Copyright In Nigeria Is Conferred Copyright Even Without A Registration

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