Copyright is an important part of intellectual property. It gives the creators legal control and permission to produce, multiply, as well as sell or distribute their works to the public. In Indonesia, the regulation of copyright is specifically arranged under the Copyright Law. The law is a complete package which consists of anything related to copyright regulation in the country, from general to transitional provision.
One of the matters included in the Copyright Law is copyright claim, that is, a privileged demand of a creator to register and protect their works under the Directorate General of Intellectual Property. In accordance with it, this article will discuss two main aspects of a copyright claim in Indonesia: copyright submission and registration for original work, and claim for copyright violation.