- For what can a copyright be obtained?
You can get a copyright for any unique and creative content. This could range from design, sketch, painting, song recording, music video, movie file, poem, book or even a short story
- What is the difference between trademark and copyright?
A trademark is a mark given to protect a brand name, logo or slogan. On the other hand, copyright is a protection given to unique content like a book, music, videos, songs and artistic content
- What is the vailidy of copyright registration?
Copyright protection is valid for a duration of 60 years. If it is literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works the 60-year period is counted from the year following the death of the author. In case of cinematograph films, sound recordings, photographs, posthumous publications, anonymous and pseudonymous publications, works of government and works of international organizations, the 60-year period is counted from the date of publication
- Is it valid in India only or across the world?
A copyright is valid in India. However, if you have filed a copyright in India, you can use this as evidence before any government to prove that you were using the copyrighted content first
- Can I sell or transfer a copyright registration?
A copyright registration can be sold, transferred, gifted and franchised with due consent from the owner of the work