Copyright is infringed when protected work or subject matter is used by someone who is not the copyright owner. Some examples of how copyright can be infringed:
- copying part of a work that is "substantial", i.e. distinctive
- playing or performing music in public
- communicating a work to the public, including emailing, uploading, broadcasting
- translating text
- making arrangements or transcriptions of a musical work
- creating a dramatic work from a non-dramatic work and vice-versa
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