Copyrights Article 3: Examples of Materials That Can Be Copyrighted
- Computer software: object code, source code
- Educational material: curriculums, syllabi, lectures
- Literary works: books, poems
- Music: notes, words, sound recordings
- Plays: choreographs of dances and pantomimes
- Art: paintings, graphics, sculptures
- Motion pictures
For more in-depth information on ownership, please refer to the University of Illinois Inventors & Innovators Handbook at http://otm.illinois.edu/disclose-protect/inventors-handbook or the US Copyright Office at https://www.copyright.gov/.
Additionally, the staff at the Office of Technology Management is available to help University faculty, staff, and students navigate the complex rules associated with protecting and distributing copyrighted materials. Please contact us with your questions.
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