This concept refers to the set of norms and principles that protect the authors of “original works” including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic and intellectual works. These rights are contained in Title 17, Federal Code of Laws of the United States. This protection is available for published works and for works that have not yet been.

Guías y Normas sobre Derechos de Autor de la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (U. S. Copyright Office)

Derechos de Autor (Power Point Summary by CAI Bayamón)

Organización Mundial de la Propiedad Intelectual (OMPI)

Principios básicos del Derecho de Autor y los derechos conexos (OMPI)

Derechos de Propiedad Intelectual de Puerto Rico (LexJuris)

Ley del Registro de Propiedad Intelectual de Puerto Rico (LexJuris)

Title 17 of the United States Code