User:C3F2k/possibly copyrightable content

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This is a list of files that I believe are eligible for copyright. Note that this does NOT mean that they are eligible for copyright.

Civil law[edit]

Civil law countries require a relatively high minimum level of intellectual creativity which will exclude simple images from copyright protection.





Common law[edit]

Most Common law countries use a "skill and labour" test to determine the minimum level of originality capable of attracting copyright protection, and in some countries the required level is extremely low. Without some research into individual laws, it cannot be assumed that a simple image from a Common law country is necessarily allowed on Commons. If there is real doubt about the position a local court would take, then the image must be deleted under the precautionary principle.




United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]