can''t prepare derivative works based upon the work
Copywriting is important to artists and writers because it can be hard coming up with genuine ideas and people put a lot of themselves into their work and there are people who will see them and the good things they're doing and will try to take advantage of that. This is why there are laws pujt in place to protect people and their efforts.
Why It's Important
Ways people would infringe of he laws in this area would be to duplicate, perform, distribute, or any other way of spreading someones art without their permission.
Public Domain as far as copyyrite goes refers to things that arent protected by laws.
The fair use law does not apply in this case.
Infringement can be prevented by getting permission or giving credit
Someone to contact for this would be the owner or creator of the work.
Effect on Teens
A major way this can effect teens is to encourage them to express themselves through any form of art. It can be encouraging to them because if you understand the laws you know how to use them and be protected.