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Is it possible to copywrite your retina image

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is it possible to copywrite your retina image
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 11 months ago.

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:

(b)sound recordings:


(d)communication works:

(e)typographical arrangements of published editions.