Intellectual Property Protection of Digital Cultural Heritage


  • Todor Todorov Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria; St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
  • Shpend Lutfiu St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria



Cultural Heritage, Digital Content, Intellectual Property, Watermarking, Protection Framework Models


Use of information and communication technologies are becoming a crucial part of our lives, which creates new opportunities for promoting Cultural Heritage through digital technologies and the internet. Use of techniques for intellectual property protection of digital content by cultural heritage institutions has gotten little attention up to this point. As technology evolves rapidly, concerns about protecting intellectual property have arisen, as digital content could be modified using freely available software. The paper focuses on watermarking techniques that could be used in the digitization process and analyses of algorithms for protecting intellectual property of digital heritage content.


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How to Cite

Todorov, T., & Lutfiu, S. (2023). Intellectual Property Protection of Digital Cultural Heritage. Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage, 13, 263–268.

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