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Copyright Issues


Overview

Copyright is kind of intellectual property right protection that subsists throughout India in original leterary, dramatic, musical, artistic work, cinematograph films and sound recording. No person is allowed to use copyright material without the permission of the author or creator. Copyright is valid during the lifetime of the author upto 60 years counted from the year following the death date of the author.

Things protected under copyright:

  • Cinematography film
  • Sound recording
  • Musical work & Sound recording
  • Artistic work like paintings, photographs
  • Original literary others
  • Books
  • Computer programs
  • Website
  • Broadcasts on Radio and Television

 

  1. It acts as prima facie evidence in the court of law over ownership of the work. Along with this, it offers Infringement Protection.
  2. Registered copyright can be applied for marketing and building a sense of goodwill along with quality in the minds of your customers. Registered copyright tells others that you care about want you invented. 
  3. After the creator’s death, protection can be extended. Copyright’s protection is not restricted up to the initial creators’ life span and its validity is higher than any other intellectual property. It is for 60 years after his/her death also.
  4. The registration makes work recognized across the world and it becomes searchable in the copyright registry database. Once copyright registration is made it limits the use of work without the authorization of the creator.
  5. The registration will prove that you are serious about copyright infringement. This will help prevent illegal reproduction of the work as it gives the owner a host of legal support.
  6. After the registration of copyright is done, a clear public record is made that benefits the original creator to build his ownership over the said copyright.
  7. It helps in establishing credibility in the market.

Procedure

Procedure for copyright issues

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Copyright protection?

Copyright is a kind of intellectual property right protection with which you become a legal owner of your creative work in respect of books, paintings, music, website, etc.

How long will it take to get Copyright Registration done?

After registering the application, the department gives a diary number and waits for 30 days.
If the examiner comes up with an error, the same need to be settled within 45 days. Hence, it takes approx. 1-2 months in the normal course in the registration of the copyright.

What is the benefit of Copyright Registration?

The benefits of Copyright Registration are:

  • Legal protection
  • Restricts unauthorized reproduction
  • Creates a sense of goodwill
  • Creation of intellectual property rights

What is the duration of Copyright in India?

After copyright registration, copyright is valid for the lifetime of the author plus 60 years after the death of the author.

How long does Sabkuch Legal take to complete Copyright Registration?

We try our best to complete your task in the shortest possible time.

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