All About Copyright Registration
The term copyright in layman language means “Right to copy”. Copyright means any unique creation of music, literacy, artistic, sound recordings, films work etc. To protect your work from being copied by anyone else, you need to get it registered under copyright act 1957. Generally copyright is given for lifetime of author plus 60 years but in some cases it varies. The registration of Copyright is done at the Copyright Office, under the control of Registrar of Copyrights who shall act under the guidance of Central Government.
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Documents Required for Copyright Registration
Advantage of Getting Copyright Registered
- Create public record.
- Ensure protection.
- Helps to gain goodwill.
- Helps to take legal action.
- Can sell or pass on the rights of the work to the other person, etc.
What all things can get Copyright
|Meaning||It is a helpful legal security aid for the creator/producer on any of their original artwork such as literature, music composition, sound recording, cinematography, or computer programs. Copyright ensures the entire Economic & Ethical authority of the creator on his/her intellectual properties.||Trademark legally preserves any particular word, symbol, or designs that make a business entity distinctive among its competitors.||It is a form of intellectual property that guards the invention of any inventor for a limited period of time. Through a patent, the inventor/owner can legally exclude others from reproducing, using or selling a particular invention.|
|Protection is given for||Original artistic works like written text, composed music, recorded sounds, paintings, choreography, motion pictures, cinematography, computer programming & databases etc.||Any word, logo, color, font, design that differentiate products, the identity of any particular party from others.||Features of shape, configuration, pattern, and ornament, the form of lines, colour or blend thereof applied to each article.|
|Significance||Expression of Ideas||Identification of brand||Invention|
|Govern by||Indian Copyright Act, 1957||Trade Marks Act, 1999||Indian Patent Act, 1970|
|Exclusions||Others are not permitted copy the work without the permission of the creator.||Stop others from using the same logo/symbol.||Stop others from using the invention without the permission|
|Validity Term||The validity time in copyright is 60 years.||The validity time in trademark is 10 years.||The validity time in patent is 20 years.|
|Rights Provided||The right to be the owner of the original artworks and excludes others from illegal copying, distributing and reproducing of the copyrighted intellectual properties.||Rights to apply the mark, design, color, font and stop every illegal usage of the same by any third person.||Right to stop others from producing, selling using or importing the patented invention.|
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