Copyright Protection

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  • Copyright Filing & Registration
  • Indian Copyright Jurisprudence

Copyright is a form of protection provided to the authors of “original works of authorship” including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works, both published and unpublished. The Copyright Act generally gives the owner of copyright the exclusive right to reproduce the copyrighted work, to prepare derivative works, to distribute copies or phonorecords of the copyrighted work, to perform the copyrighted work publicly, or to display the copyrighted work publicly.

 

 

FAQs:

1. Does copyright apply to titles and names?
# No, Copyright does not protect titles by themselves or names, short word combinations, slogans, short phrases, methods, plots or factual information. Copyright does not protect ideas or concepts. To get the protection of copyright a work must be original.

2. Is it necessary to register a work to claim copyright?
# No. Copyright comes into existence as soon as a work is created and no formality is required to be completed for acquiring copyright. However, certificate of registration of copyright and the entries made therein serve as prima facie evidence in a court of law with reference to dispute relating to ownership of copyright.

3. How long does it take to get a work to get registered by the Copyright office?
#After you file your application and receive diary number you have to wait for a mandatory period of 30 days. You should receive a response from the Office within approximately three months from filing the application.

 

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