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Copyright Registration at Rs 11500. Any individual who is an author or rights owner can file Copyright application with Shoplegal. Copyright is a right given by the law to creator in the form of intellectual property that protects original literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, like poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture but it does not protect facts, ideas, systems, or methods of operation. Copyright ensures safeguards of the rights of authors over their creations, thereby protecting their creativity. Copyright registration certificate and the entries made therein serve as prima facie evidence in a court with reference to dispute relating to ownership of copyright. The validity of the copyright is 60 years. The Copyright Office is to provide registration facilities to all types of works and is located at New Delhi- 110075.
Copyright shall be applied throughout India for the following classes of works,
- literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works;
- cinematograph films;
- Sound recording.
- Computer Software
Copyright Registration Process:
- Copyright application has to be filed in the Copyright office. Shoplegal attorney will assist you with filing the application.
- Applicant has to digitally sign in all the forms.
- Copyright Diary Number will be given once the application is submitted.
- Waiting Period: There is a mandatory waiting period of one month as per the (Copyright Act 1957) after receipt of documents.
- Application will be scrutinized by the registrar after the mandatory waiting period. Application will be accepted if there is no discrepancy.
- Registration certificate will be sent once the application is accepted.
A Copyright provides legal protections to the work. The certificate of registration and entries made therein serve as prima facie evidence in a court.
Copyrights are a kind of Intellectual Property that is utilized to identify and distinguish the nature of work. Copyright Act gives exclusive rights to the copyright owners.
Registered copyright promote and build a feeling of trust and quality in the customers mind and it establish credibility.
Registered copyright helps the owner getting exposed to the global market.
FAQ on Copyright Registration
What is copyright?Copyright is a right given by the law to creator in the form of intellectual property that protects original literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, like poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture but it does not protect facts, ideas, systems, or methods of operation
Is Copyright, Trademark and Patent are same?No. Trademarks – Protect the brand name and logo. Copyright - Protects an artistic or literary work, Patent – Protect the inventions.
Why Shoplegal for Copyright?You may require a registered Attorney represent you in copyright matters at the copyright office. Shoplegal licensed attorneys who specialized in Intellectual property laws can provide valuable advice and help you during the applications process.
Whether computer Software can be registered?Yes. Computer Software can be registered as per the Copyright Act, 1957 it includes computer programmers, tables and compilations, including computer databases.
Whether Mobile application can be registered?An mobile application can be registered as a computer program under literary works. The applicant is required to submit software category, accompanied by the source and object code.
Can I get copyright for my Web-site?Website as a whole is not subject to copyright. Digital files come under literary works, photographs, paintings, and diagram, come under artistic works, music and including graphical notation comes in musical works. Etc. Applicant is required to file a separate application for each component on a website.
Assignment of copyright?The owner of the copyright in existing work or prospective owner of copyright in a future work may assign to any person by the agreement. The future work shall take effect only when the work approved by the copyright office.
What it the validity of copyright?Copyright shall subsist within the lifetime of the author until sixty years. The owner of the copyright in any existing work may grant any interest in the right by license in writing by him during the sixty years.
How long I have to wait for my registration Certificate?It may take around 5 to 7 months time for registration of any work in the normal course. Our shop legal attorneys closely monitor your applications till registration.
Can I copyright my domain name?Copyright does not protect domain but a website may be protected by copyright.