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Copy Rights :

 

                  Copyright protects the expression of an idea. It protects the original creative works of artists, authors, and musicians from unauthorized copying and use by others. Books, music, sculpture, choreography, and jewelry design are examples of creative expression that can be copyrighted. Copyright laws encourage creativity and intellectual pursuits by allowing artists to profit from their creations.

 

  

                Copyright is a right of reproduction, which excludes others from reproducing  literary, artistic, dramatic, musical and other works, including computer programs, photographs, recordings (audio/ visual) films and  other electronically disseminated information as well as sculptures, engravings and drawings .

 

           

Now in India "Computer Program" can also obtain copyright Registration "Computer Program" means a set of instructions expressed in words, codes, schemes or in any other form, including a machine readable medium, capable of causing a computer to perform a particular task or achieve a particular result.

 

DURATION

 

The registration of copyright remains in force for a period of author's lifetime and for a further period of 60 years after his/her death. No renewal is needed

 

 

DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATIONS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION

 

1)      10 specimen of the work to be applied as copyright. (4 sets of floppy discs in case of computer program).

 

2) Documentary proof of publication in India, alongwith details of Name, Nationality, age, address of the publisher and date of First publication  if any.

 

3) General Power of Attorney  duly signed by the applicant if the applicant is other than a natural person partner or one of the Directors of the company as the case may be.

 

4) In case of computer program brief description of software in 200 words.

 

5) A copy of Memorandum & Articles of Association or copy of Partnership Deed as the case may be.

           

6) Author's Name, Nationality, age, address and if the author is deceased, date of death.

 

7) No objection Certificate from the author.

 

8) If the artwork is capable of being used in respect of goods, a Certificate from the Registrar of Trade Marks to the effect that No such Trade Mark is registered or application for registration Is made by a person other than the applicant.

 

 

Particulars and Information:

 

1) Name, Nationality, age, address of the publisher, who published Subsequently.

          

2) Details of various rights and their holders.

 

3) Possession of Original Work.

 

NOTE: All documents must be submitted in English language only.

 

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