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.
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 -
The copyright will exist up to 60 years after the lifetime of the author.
The copyright registration will remain for 60 years from the date the work when it will get first published.
The copyright will exist for 60 years from the date when the film has screened.
The copyright registration will be there for 60 years from the date when such sound recording is released.
Under the Indian Copyright Act 1957, copyright protects the social, economic, and legal interests of the author.
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.
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:
Copyright owners are allowed to execute their work open to the public using broadcast or wireless distribution in any form.
The owners of musical work and artistic work are permitted to present their works to the public under Copyright Law.
The moral rights of paternity and integrity are being granted to the owners under Copyright law.
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.