Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution. This is usually only for a limited time. The exclusive rights are not absolute but limited by limitations and exceptions to copyright law, including fair use.
Copyright is a form of intellectual property and it is applicable to on creative work. If it is shared among multiple authors, each of whom holds a set of rights to use or license the work, they are referred to as rights holders. These rights frequently include reproduction, control over derivative works, distribution, public performance, and “moral rights” such as attribution. Typically, the duration of a copyright spans the author’s life plus 50 to 100 years (that is, copyright typically expires 50 to 100 years after the author dies, depending on the jurisdiction)
Legal Protection- Copyright registration is evidence of owner over ownership of his/her creative work. Therefore, copyright registration gives the owner legal protection for his/her work.
Commercial Value-Registered copyright can be used for marketing and creating a sense of goodwill and quality in the minds of your customer. Also it can be sold/leased or given on franchisee thus generating revenue
Prevents Unauthorized Recreation- copyright registration ensures that it prevents illegal reproduction of your work or idea in any form and you can always seek legal help in case of copyright infringement
Identification- copyright registration helps in ensuring that the design of the product is exclusive to the owner and customer can easily identify that the product.
``Transfer, Assignment and Licensing- A copyright, or aspects of it (e.g. reproduction alone, all but moral rights), may be assigned or transferred from one party to another, A transfer or licence may have to meet particular formal requirements in order to be effective``
Copyright Act- n India, Copyrights are registered under The Copyright Act, 1957. The Copyright Act, 1957 protects original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and cinematograph films and sound recordings from unauthorized uses
Day 1- ComplyPartner Team would interact with client
Day 1- ComplyPartner Team would prepare application
Day 3- Expert would prepare copyright application
Day 7- Copyright Ack would be shared to client
Day 7- Copyright Application would to be filed to government.
Day 5 - Copyright Application To Be reviewed by client
Name, Address & Nationality of the Applicant For example: Ankit Heda, 90, Roop Nagar, Sector-3, Hiran Magri, Udaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA
Nature of the Applicant’s Interest in the Copyright
State whether the applicant is the author of the work or the representative of the author.
Class & Description of the Work
Literary or artistic work, for example Title of the Work
In case of a website, give the URL of the website
If Published, the Date of Publication. Publication in internal magazines, like a company magazine or a research paper submitted to a professor does not count as publication.
Language of the Work Whether English or Hindi, or any combination of languages