COPY RIGHT REGISTRATION :
Copyright is bundle of rights provided to an owner of the work. All literary, musical, dramatic, and artistic work, and also cinematographic films and sound recordings are protected under copyright. Copyright appears when work is made, however, it is constantly advisable to get a copyright registration to ensure one’s original piece of inventive work. The rights conceded under copyright law are right of generation and correspondence to people in general, translation and adoption of work. Further, copyright incorporates both economic rights and the ethical rights. According to the Indian Copyright Act, 1957, the term of copyright is 60 years when in general, the term 60 years is figured from the year following the death of an author of literary, dramatic, artistic, musical work. Also, it is calculated from the date of publication in cases of film cinematography, photographs, posthumous publications, sound recordings, works of government and works of international organizations, anonymous and pseudonymous publications.
Documentation for Copyright Registration:- (All copies of documents should be self attested by the customer)
Classification and description of work.
No objection from the author of the work.
Power of attorney for copyright filing.
Procedure of Copyright Registration in India:
Documentation and Preparation:
As for the Copyright the initial step is to plan essential documents to file it before the copyright department. These documents are copyright poll, class and description of the work and NOC from the creator of the copyright material.
Copyright Application Filing:
We file copyright application upon being authorized by a Power of Attorney issued in our name. The application is filed online through the portal of copyright attorney wherein the details of copyright and its description are filed in the appropriate form and is a fee is paid resulting in the issuance of acknowledgment.
Physical Document Submission:
Within 30 days of documenting the copyright application, two arrangements of the work are to be kept in physical form at the Delhi office of the Copyright Office, which issues a legitimate acknowledgment of the same.
If no objection is filed within the said period, the application is then formally inspected and complaints by the Examiner, if any are raised or any additional documents required are asked for. Response to the objection/examination report must be recorded within 30 days.
Departmental Objection Handling:
The final stage is to reply and redress any departmental objection raised by the copyright department. If the department is satisfied then issued a certificate of registration of copyright which is valid for a period of 60 years.
A Copyright enrolment testament is issued by the Copyright Office after the complaints, assuming any, are overcome as per the general inclination of the Copyright Office.