Copyright Registration

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What is Copyright?

When you register copyright, you tend to protect your intellectual property like trademark and patents. Copyright registration is done under the Copyright Act, 1957 paying the cost of copyright registration. Having done with your copyright registration, you gain the authority of being a legal owner of your creative work in respect of books, paintings, music, website, etc. You will be able to secure your creative work from getting copied by anyone. Nobody will be permitted to use your work without getting permission from your side. The authorized person of the work is qualified to charge people for using his/her work or manipulating it. The copyright registration can safeguard the rights of the creator from infringement.

The copyright registration in India provides its owner exclusive and individual rights to distribute, replicate, reproduce the work, or grant authorization to another entity for the same. The further rights after the copyright registration, incorporate - communication to the public, rights of reproduction, adaptation, and translation of the work. But the ideas, procedures, methods of operation, or mathematical concepts cannot get copyrighted.

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Privileges Of Copyright Registration
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Protection against
Copycats
Copyright registration grants the owner legal protection for his/her trade. Nobody will dare to copy your contents and designs once it is a copyrighted. The copyright law provides strong punishment and heavy penalties on those who infringe or misuse the copyrighted content.
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Copyright helps in building credibility in Market
Copyright supports in raising reliability in the Market. People will pursue that the content is original and not copies from anywhere and neither anyone else can copy the content.
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Copyright is Most valuable asset of the Company
Copyright registration generates an intellectual resource, an intangible asset. The intellectual property can be sold, franchised, or commercially contracted as it is a registered copyright.
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Helps in expansion of business and earnings
Copyright can be licensed and rented for price under licensing agreement. Publication and Film Industry solely depends upon copyright licensing and transfer.
Essential Necessities For The Registration
  • ID proof containing Name, Address, and Nationality of the Candidate is required.
  • NOC from the publisher is needed, if work published and publisher is different from the applicant.
  • Search Certificate from Trade Mark Office (TM -60) if any
  • NOC from a person is required whose photograph appears on the work.
  • The Power of Attorney must be there.
  • 2 Copies of work are needed.
  • KYC of the author must be there.
  • DD/IPO of Rs. per work ((as applicable) is required.
  • NOC from the author should be made if the candidate is different from the author.
Items That Are Preserved Under Copyright
  • Cinematography film
  • Sound recording
  • Musical work & Sound recording
  • Original literary others
  • Artistic work like paintings, photographs
  • Published editions
  • Books
  • Computer programs and Websites
  • Broadcasts on Radio and Television
Copyright Duration in India

The duration of copyright registration implies that the copyright on any work will exist for a certain period as governed under the copyright act. And, hence the work is not permitted to be practiced without the author/creator's permission. As the duration of the copyright in a work differs by the nature of work, we have mentioned below the copyright duration as per the work -

  • Published book, musical-dramatic, or artistic work

    The copyright will exist up to 60 years after the lifetime of the author.

  • Anonymous and pseudonymous works

    The copyright registration will remain for 60 years from the date the work when it will get first published.

  • Cinematographic works

    The copyright will exist for 60 years from the date when the film has screened.

  • Sound recordings

    The copyright registration will be there for 60 years from the date when such sound recording is released.

Copyright Registration Legal Rights
  1. Rights of the copyright owner

    Under the Indian Copyright Act 1957, copyright protects the social, economic, and legal interests of the author.

  2. Rights of Reproduction

    The Copyright Act declares that no one can reproduce or make copies of the original work or part of the work unless the copyright owner has permitted the person to do so.

  3. Rights of Adaptation

    The copyright author has the privilege to use his work in whichever way. One can manipulate the work in derivatives. The following operations describe the term adaptation under the Copyright Act:

    • Transforming plays, movies, choreographic shows, and other dramatic works into non-dramatic or literary works like poems, novels, and books
    • Transforming bookish works and artistic works like sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings, etc into dramatic work
    • Change or modification of dramatic and non-dramatic work
    • Pictorial depiction of the work
    • Transcription of musical work
  4. Right of communication to the public

    Copyright owners are allowed to execute their work open to the public using broadcast or wireless distribution in any form.

  5. Right of public performance

    The owners of musical work and artistic work are permitted to present their works to the public under Copyright Law.

  6. Right of paternity and integrity

    The moral rights of paternity and integrity are being granted to the owners under Copyright law.

  7. Right of Distribution

    The copyright owner has the authority to distribute his work in any form by reproducing, selling, renting, leasing, or lending. One can permit this right partly, entirely, or putting limitations on a certain aspect of the work.

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