Imagine you start your own company, and it is centered around a product that, though not necessarily revolutionary, is unique and efficient. The product is very helpful to customers, and competitors who have similar (though not exactly the same) products are envious of your invention.
A few weeks ago, we wrote a post about copyrights and patents. That post was focused on the differences between these two important pieces of intellectual property law, as well as the many uses for patents and copyrights. Once of the things that these protections can cover is music and the lyrics of songs.