Copyright includes two types of rights. The first is the exploitation right and the other is the moral right. The exploitation right is the exclusive right of the author to publish and multiply his work. The exclusive exploitation right allows the author to prohibit, for example, reproduction of his work in various forms such as: translation of his work into another language, dramatizing the work for the stage or recording the work on a compact disk. The moral right is the right of the author to, among other things, always being mentioned as the creator of his work and also to oppose any adaptation of the work.

Copyright gives any person who has created a work the exclusive right to decide how his work will be exploited. Copyright protects the author against unauthorized use of his work by other persons. In part, it is thanks to the protection given by copyright that people remain creative