Copyright Registration Online in India

Protect your original artistic, literary or musical work by getting a Copyright registered in India.

Copyright Registration Online in India
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Copyright

Copyright is one of the Intellectual Property that protects the original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic work of the creator. In other words, Copyright protects the original work of a creator from being used, copied, sold or distributed without permission or license.

Copyright registration can be done for literary works like books, scripts, etc., musical work like music, songs, audio, etc. and artistic work like a movie, play, video, etc. A Copyright can also be registered for a software in India. Business entities often copyright instruction manuals, product literature and user guides. The Copyright Act, 1957 lays down the law relating to Copyright registration, the remedy against infringement and penalties.

Copyright is one of the Intellectual Property that protects the original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic work of the creator. In other words, Copyright protects the original work of a creator from being used, copied, sold or distributed without permission or license. Copyright registration can be done for literary works like books, scripts, etc., musical work like music, songs, audio, etc. and artistic work like a movie, play, video, etc. A Copyright can also be registered for a software in India. Business entities often copyright instruction manuals, product literature and user guide
. The Copyright Act, 1957 lays down the law relating to Copyright registration, the remedy against infringement and penalties.

Copyright is one of the Intellectual Property that protects the original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic work of the creator. In other words, Copyright protects the original work of a creator from being used, copied, sold or distributed without permission or license.

Copyright registration can be done for literary works like books, scripts, etc., musical work like music, songs, audio, etc. and artistic work like a movie, play, video, etc. A Copyright can also be registered for a software in India. Business entities often copyright instruction manuals, product literature and user guides. The Copyright Act, 1957 lays down the law relating to Copyright registration, the remedy against infringement and penalties.

Cost effective & Transparent Pricing

Basic

Rs. 12899/- inclusive of all fees

Copyright registration for logos, books, periodicals and magazines.

Standard

Rs. 14899/- inclusive of all fees

Copyright registration for videos, audio recording and cinematograph films.

Premium

Rs. 18899/- inclusive of all fees

Copyright registration for logos, books, periodicals, magazines, videos, audio recording, cinematography films with trademark registration.

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Key Features Trademark Copyright Provisional Patent Patent
+ Protection To Brand Identity Original Work Invention or Innovative process Invention or Innovative process
  Protects the logo, mark, symbol, word, slogan, etc. used for the product or service. Protects the expression of original artistic, literary or musical work of the creator. Protects the novel idea or invention of the creator. Protects the novel idea or invention of the creator.
+ Provisional Application
  No need to file a provisional application. No provisional application is needed. It itself is a provisional application. Provisional application is needed to be filed before filing for a patent.
+ Validity 10 Years 60 Years 1 Year 20 Years
  Validity of a Trademark is 10 years, after which it can be easily renewed. A copyright registration is valid for 60 years and posthumous registration is for 60 years from the date of publication. A provisional patent is valid for only 1 year, after which a patent registration must be obtained. A Patent is valid for a period of 20 years from the date of filing the patent application.
+ When To Apply Before Use Anytime Before Use Before Use
  A Trademark application must be filed before using it for better protection. A Copyright can be registered at any time. A provisional patent must be obtained before the use of product or process. A Patent must be obtained before the use of product or process.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What can be protected with a Copyright registration?
You can get a Copyright for the following: 1. Literary works like books, computer programs, website, etc. 2. Dramatic work like scripts for television shows, films and dramas 3. Musical works like recorded sounds, songs, music, etc. 4. Artistic works like paintings, photographs, etc.
What cannot be copyrighted?
Any ideas, procedures, methods of operation or mathematical concepts cannot be copyrighted.
Can I get a Copyright for Name or Title?
Copyright does not protect titles or names, word , slogans, phrases, etc. for this you need to get a Trademark and for any innovative product or service, you need to get a Patent.
What is the difference between Trademark and Copyright?
Trademark protects a brand name, logo or slogan, i.e. the identity of the business. Copyright protects the original work of an artist in the literary, musical or artistic work.
What is the validity of Copyright registration in India?
A Copyright registration is valid for a period of 60 years.
Who can apply for Copyright registration?
Any individual or company who is the owner of the work to be copyrighted can apply for Copyright registration.
Can I transfer my rights under Copyright?
A Copyright is the type of IPR that can be sold, transferred, gifted or franchised through a license or agreement.
Is a Copyright registered in India valid in other countries?
A copyright is only valid in India. However, if you have filed a copyright in India, you can use the copyright registration application as an evidence to show that you have been using the copyrighted work.
What if someone uses my Copyright without permission?
If a person uses your copyrighted work without your permission, you can send a legal notice to the person asking them to stop doing the same. However, if a person continues to violate your rights, you can file a suit for copyright infringement.
When can I start using the © sign?
It is advised to use the © sign once the Copyright application is filed and you receive acknowledgement receipt.

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