New Zealand Law
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Copyright is established under the Copyright Act. There is no provision in the act for protection of something personal like this, and the act restricts copyright to things set out in the act
Section 14 Copyright in original works
(1) Copyright is a property right that exists, in accordance with this Act, in original works of the following descriptions:
(a)literary, dramatic, musical, or artistic works:
(e)typographical arrangements of published editions.