A copyright is a form of legal protection granted to intangible assets or works that could include literary, artistic, musical or software-based creations. It provides the owner with exclusive rights to control the reproduction, distribution, display and modification of the work. Copyright safeguards both the originality and expression of these intangible assets, allowing creators to prevent unauthorised use or infringement of the creative work. It plays a vital role in protecting the value and integrity of intangible assets, encouraging innovation, creativity and the commercialisation of intellectual works. Copyright is an important intangible asset that helps creators control the economic benefits of their original creations.