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Copy Right Act

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The Copyright Act, 1957 (“the Act”) provides for registration of original literary (including pc Software), dramatic, musical and inventive work; cinematograph films; sound recordings and pc program (“work”).

The Author or the recipient of the work might apply for registration of the work underneath the Act. In case, the individual isn't the initial author of the work, it/he would need deed of assignment for assignment of the work in its/his favor. In case, the work is to be registered within the name of the corporate (which cannot be an author by itself, being a man-made person), the natural one that truly created the work, would want to assign the add favor of the corporate.

The `work’ that is employed or is capable of being employed in relevance any merchandise, a certificate is to be obtained from the workplace of the Trade Marks registry (Section forty five of the Act). The Registrar of Trade Marks certify underneath such certificate that there's no identical/similar inventive work registered/pending for registration as a trade mark in relevance any category of merchandise. On receipt of the higher than mentioned certificate from the Trade Marks registry, application is also filed with the Registrar of Copyrights in conjunction with such certificate.

Following documents are needed for filing applications for registration of copyright:

  • Authorization as per the shape provided by us;
  • Application within the prescribed kind to be signed by the Applicant;
  • Ten copies of the work;
  • In case, the work is an inventive work, capable of being employed in relevance merchandise for business use, requisite certificate from the Trade Marks Registry; an application for registration of the work as a trade mark additionally got to be filed with the Registrar of
  • Trade Marks;
  • A Deed of Assignment of the add favor of the individual just in case the individual isn't the initial author or in case of a company;
  • On receipt of needed certificate from the Trade Marks registry, an application for registration of the work underneath the Copyright Act is also filed.
  • The registration of copyright within the work commonly takes regarding 10-12 months. The quotations of fees for the higher than matters is provided on requisition.