John is feeling inspired, so he writes down some chords and lyrics for a new song. Which type of copyright protects his work?

✅  The correct answer is:

  • Musical composition

Question:

John is feeling inspired, so he writes down some chords and lyrics for a new song. Which type of copyright protects his work?

Solution:

  • Sound recording
  • Musical composition
  • Music video
  • None of the above. Copyright law only protects his song once it’s uploaded to YouTube.