As the copyright owner, you can determine if, when, and how your work may be used. More specifically, you have the following rights:
- Right to reproduce – the right to reproduce the work by any means (making copies of the work). Whether the work has been changed or not is irrelevant.
- Right to distribute – the right to offer, sell or put the work into circulation in any other way.
- Right to make available to the public – the right to make the work available through a communication network such as the internet so that the public can access it and the work can be downloaded, for example.
- Right to perform and present – the right to publicly recite, perform, present the work or to make it perceptible in any other way.
- Right to adapt – the right to decide if, when and how the work is to be adapted and whether it may be used as the basis for the creation of a new work (e.g. a translation).
Harmonisation and partial revision of guidelines as of 1 July 2023
Conference on Intellectual Property & Sustainability at the University of Geneva
Symposium: "Best practices in the fight against counterfeiting & piracy – NFTs not your cup of tea? Well, they should: NFTs as a new way of fighting counterfeiting and piracy"