|The creative industries support 1.5m jobs or 5.1% of total UK employment.
||Copyright lasts 70 years from the death of the author after which it is in the public domain.
||UK copyright law is defined in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
||The first copyright law was the Statute of Anne in 1709.
||The creative industries export 10.6% of total goods and services from the UK.
||A work doesn't have to have a © symbol to be protected.
||There are an estimated 770,000 original content creators working in the UK.
||The law does not define what is fair for the purposes of 'fair dealing' so each case is assessed individually.
||You cannot claim copyright in a name or an idea.
||There is no official registration system for copyright as legal protection is automatic.
||Work created in the course of employment normally belongs to the employer.