How long is my work protected for?

The length of copyright depends on the type of work. For example, if you write a musical composition your work will be protected for 70 year’s after your death. For more information on how long copyright usually lasts, click here.

This website refers to copyright under English Law. The current copyright legislation in the UK is the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.  Each country has its own copyright law and copyright practices can vary. You will need to ensure that you comply with the copyright laws in any other countries in which you upload or download resources.

The information contained on this website is for general guidance only and should not be relied upon as legal advice.

Category: Licensing and Copyright