In principle, German copyright does not differentiate, in terms of the effect of copyright law, according to various work categories. Rather, Section 2(2) of the German Copyright Act (Urheberrechtsgesetz) protects all literary, scientific, and artistic works, provided they are sufficiently original. This includes original adaptations (Section 3, first sentence, Copyright Act).
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