Copyright Laws in Islam

The question of ‘copyright’ is related to a wider concept, generally known as the concept of ‘intellectual property’. In previous times, the concept of ownership was confined to only tangible objects. The theory of ‘intellectual property’ contemplates that whoever applies his mental labor to invent something is the owner of the fruits of his labor. If a person has invented a certain instrument, he does not own that instrument only, but he also owns the formula he has used for the first time to invent it. Therefore, nobody can use that formula without his permission. Read more

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