There is an increase in the amount of intellectual property being registered in India due to an increase in awareness among people about intellectual property laws, allowing for online registration of many of the type of intellectual property being created. Copyright registration is one of the key types of intellectual property protection and allows for the protection of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works. A copyright is of course a right not to copy someone’s work. If a work is protected by copyright, no one can imitate, copy or reproduce the original work in any other way.
Things are protected under Copyright :
- Cinematography film.
- Sound recording
- Musical work & Sound recording
- Artistic work like paintings, photographs
- Original literary others
- Computer programs
- Broadcasts on Radio and Television
- Published editions
- To obtain the copyright registration the following process has to be followed: