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Discover the intricacies of copyright registration in India and its role in protecting your artistic creations. With Law.Legal.Tax

Copyright registration in India is a legal process that provides official recognition and protection to the creators of original literary, artistic, and intellectual works. Governed by the Copyright Act of 1957, this registration is administered by the Copyright Office under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

The registration process involves submitting an application, along with the required fee and copies of the work, to the Copyright Office. Once registered, the copyright holder gains exclusive rights to reproduce, distribute, perform, and display the work. This registration serves as evidence in legal proceedings and facilitates better protection against unauthorized use or reproduction of the creative work. While copyright protection is automatic upon creation of the work, registration strengthens the legal standing and offers additional benefits in the enforcement of intellectual property rights

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    Conditions for the Grant of Copyright Registration

    ELIGIBILTY

    Copyright protection only applies to tangible works, not abstract ideas or concepts. Your creative ideas must be transformed into a material form that can be seen, heard, or read to be eligible for copyright registration. Whether it’s a rough draft, a masterpiece, published, or unpublished work, the key is to give your ideas a tangible shape for copyright registration to be considered. Copyright is the guardian of creative works once they take on a tangible form.

    Copyright doesn’t require uniqueness or high quality; it’s about originality. Even if your work is considered “bad” by some, it’s still eligible for copyright protection. Similar works created independently are each protected. The key is that your creation must be inspired and original, not borrowed from others. Copyright celebrates the creative process, not just the final product.

    Copyright protection is based on creativity, not just hard work. A basic list of ingredients may not be eligible, but a unique, detailed recipe can be copyrighted. It’s the blend of creativity and effort that defines copyright eligibility.

    The original work should not have been published before For the work of an author who has passed by, the author should have been a citizen of India, at the time of death If the work is published in India, the author has to be a citizen of India during the publication.

    Documents Required

    Empowering Your Creativity with Copyright Registration through Dwaitee Initiative India LLP

    Documents Required for Copyright Registration

    • Name, Address & Nationality of the Candidate – ID proof
    • NOC from the publisher if work published and publisher is different from the
      applicant.
    • Search Certificate from Trade Mark Office (TM -60) if any
    • NOC from a person whose photograph appears on the work.
    • Power of Attorney
    • 2 Copies of work
    • KYC of author
    • DD/IPO of Rs. per work ((as applicable)
    • NOC from the author if the candidate is different from the author.

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    Expert Will Call You & Receive All the Necessary Documents.

    Will Create DSC & the DIN Number of Director

    MOA and AOA Drafting & Submit

    Your Documents will be Filed & Submitted to the ROC

    Congratulations! You’ve registered your company.Certificates will be sent by post.

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    The Significance of Copyright Registration

    • Empowering Legal Action: Registered copyrights bolster your ability to take legal action against infringement, potentially leading to compensation for damages.
    • Establishing Ownership:Your work is recorded in public archives upon registration, solidifying your ownership and making it easier for others to recognize your rights.
    • Global Reach:Copyright registration often extends across borders, providing international protection for your creations.
    • Facilitating Licensing Opportunities:Registration streamlines the process of licensing your work, enabling you to profit from its use while maintaining control.

    FAQ

    No, It’s Not Mandatory but it offers stronger legal protection for your creative work

    in India , copyright protection typically lasts for the creator’s lifetime plus an additional 60 years .

    Yes , you can register multiple works together under the same application .

    Yes , you can register different types of works together if they are created by the same person or entity .

    if your work undergoes substantial changes , you may need to register the modified version separately.

    Absolutely , Copyright registration doesn’t restrict your use of the work, it imply protects it from unauthorized use by others .

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    This website is not administered by a government entity; it is privately operated. The form below is not intended for official registration but serves the purpose of gathering information from our clients. This information is valuable for our experts to gain a deeper understanding of our clients’ needs or businesses. we charge a consultancy fee for the services we offer, which are designed to provide assistance based on your specific requirements.

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