COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION

Copyright Registration

Get your Copyright Registration in 5 days

Copyright is a right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings. In fact, it is a bundle of rights including, inter alia, rights of reproduction, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of the work. There could be slight variations in the composition of the rights depending on the work. “Copyright” is a form of intellectual property protection granted to the creators of original works of authorship such as literary works (including computer programmes, tables and compilations), dramatic, musical and artistic works, cinematographic films and sound recordings. Copyright ensures certain minimum safeguards of the rights of authors over their creations, thereby protecting and rewarding creativity. Creativity being the keystone of progress, no civilized society can afford to ignore the basic requirement of encouraging the same. Economic and social development of a society is dependent on creativity. The protection provided by copyright to the efforts of writers, artists, designers, dramatists, musicians, architects and producers of sound recordings, cinematograph films and computer software, creates an atmosphere conducive to creativity, which induces them to create more and motivates others to create.



THE COPYRIGHT PROTECTS THE FOLLOWING CLASSES OF WORK

• Dramatic and Musical work (i.e. Drama, Skit, Play, Movie,etc)
• Artistic work (i.e. Logo, Monogram, Design, etc)
• Software / Computer Program (including website/brochure/profile)
• Work of Architecture
• Cinematograph Film
• Sound Recording (i.e. A Cassette or a Record)
• Website, Web contents, Home page



Documents Required For Copyright

• Title of work
• Complete Address Of The Author
• Power Of Attorney
• Three Copies Of Work



Benefits of getting a Copyright registration

Provides Legal Protection:

The Creators enjoy legal protection when their work is reproduced without authorization. Registering a Copyright makes it much easier to protect the original work against infringement.

Market Presence:

Copyright registration creates a public record of the work, and proof of ownership is established for the creative work.

Rights Of The Owner:

The owner of registered copyright gets the rights to reproduce, disseminate and adapt and translate the work.

Copyright registration Process

Day 1 - 2

1. Discussion and collection of basic Information
2. Provide required documents

Day 3 - 5

1. Drafting of Documents by Professionals
2. Verification of documents
3. Preparation of the application and Vakalatnama
4. Form filing of for Copyright Application online

Day 6 - 12

Physical submission of payment acknowledgment receipt, prescribed forms in triplicate copies to the Copyright Registry.