Copyright is defined as a legal right of the owner of intellectual property. It is an exclusive...
Copyright is legal registration to protect your work, if you have designed something or developed something then try to obtain Copyright registration. Here we are presenting copyright registration procedure in short.
Indian Copyright Act, 1957 governs whole of copyright registration
Copyright shall subsist throughout India in the following class of works, i.e. to say-
It means the special right to do or give consent to the doing of any of the following acts in respect to the provisions of this Act, namely:-
Copyright Registration confers upon its owner exclusive rights to copy or reproduce the work or allow or give permission to another person to do so. Copyright is ordinarily possessed by the creator of the work. Copyrights are also transferable.
Copyrights registration protects the rights of the investors in case of an infringement. This is legal protection that no other can misuse the copyrighted of writer or creator in any form of prescribed work without the consent of the owner.
Copyright identifies the exclusive rights of the owner over an original/ unique work. Such as Music, books, development of software, making films, fashion designs, brochures, and training manuals all enjoy copyright protection, even without registration.
Registering the work with the registrar of the copyright office is essentially a copyright protection insurance policy. It produces a public record of the work done and also you can subsequently sue anyone for copyright violation made. This registration is only considered as prima facie evidence if done within 5 years of the creation of the work.
The copyright protection is valid for life + 60 years after the death of the creator/author/owner.
|Who seeks protection||Authors, artists, choreographers, architects, and other creative professionals.||Business and product owners.|
|Protected interest||Expression embodied in a fixed medium||Consumer recognition and goodwill|
|Requirement||Originality||Used in commerce|
|Term/ period||Till death +Till 60 years after death||Renewed lOyears|
|The disclosure required||Yes||Yes|