Copyright Laws and Plagiarism

Scott Burgess

Copyright

These laws are in place to protect original work. Some Consequences that come from this are the infringer pays for damages, court fees and the court can issue an injunction to stop the infringing acts.

Examples:

-Books

-Music

-Designs

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Plagiarism

These laws are in place to prevent the copying of any work that does not belong to you. Some consequences that come from this are that it destroys your reputation, has legal repercussions and monetary repercussions.

Examples:

- Verbal

-Lifting

- Paraphrasing