The authors of works in the literary, scientific and artistic domain enjoy protection for their works in accordance with this Act.
(1) Protected works in the literary, scientific and artistic domain include, in particular:
1. Literary works, such as written works, speeches and computer programs;
2. Musical works;
3. Pantomimic works, including works of dance;
4. Artistic works, including works of architecture and of applied art and drafts of such works;
5. Photographic works, including works produced by processes similar to photography;
6. Cinematographic works, including works produced by processes similar to cinematography;
7. Illustrations of a scientific or technical nature, such as drawings, plans, maps, sketches, tables and three-dimensional representations.
(2) Only the author’s own intellectual creations constitute works within the meaning of this Act.
Translations and other adaptations of a work which are the adapter’s own intellectual creations are protected as independent works without prejudice to the copyright in the adapted work. The insubstantial adaptation of an unprotected musical work is not protected as an independent work.