Literary and artistic works that are original intellectual creations in the literary and artistic domain are subject to protection granted by this Law, including in particular the following works:

1- works expressed by writing (books, pamphlets and other writings) including computer programs;

2- Conferences, speeches, lectures, addresses, sermons and other oral works;

3- musical works with or without accompanying words;

4- dramatic, dramatico-musical works;

5- choreographic works and pantomimes;

6- audiovisual works;

7- works of drawing, painting, sculpture, engraving, lithography, tapestry and other works of fine art;

8- works of architecture;

9- photographic works; including works made by means similar to photographic process;

10- works of applied art like as handicraft works or works produced by industrial process. Thus, protection of industrial designs is granted by the provisions of this Law relating to industrial designs;

11- illustrations, maps, plans, sketches and three-dimensional works relating to geography, topography, architecture or science;

12- works deriving from Rwanda national folklore.