Q. Which of the following works are protected under copyright throughout the world?
3.Mathematical concepts
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B

Explanation: Exhaustive lists of works covered by copyright are usually not to be found in legislation. Nonetheless, broadly speaking, works commonly protected by copyright throughout the world include:

  • literary works such as novels, poems, plays, reference works, newspaper articles;
  • computer programs, databases;
  • films, musical compositions, and choreography;
  • artistic works such as paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculpture;
  • architecture; and
  • Advertisements, maps, and technical drawings.

Copyright protection extends only to expressions and not to ideas, procedures, and methods of operation or mathematical concepts as such.

Source: https://www.wipo.int/copyright/en/