Copyright Registration in India
be a Legal Owner of your Creative Work
Books, Photograph, Painting, Music, Video, Website, Mobile App, etc.
Copyright registration takes 3 to 6 months in normal course
Copyright, a form of intellectual property law, protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, photograph, Painting, a speach, movies, songs, source code of a software program, the binary executable file, Website, Mobile App, and architecture.
It registration with IPR Authority essentially ensures that any creative work cannot be copied without the permission of the author or creator. This allows the author to charge others for copying his work, or modifying it, or building on top of it. For example, downloading an image from Shutterstock and using it on your own website without purchasing or taking on rent is violating the copyright of Shutterstock. Shutterstock can file a suit against you to claim its value of the image.
By Registering your work, basically you wanted to protect your right over that and some sort of earning by letting it to others for using.
Copyright Registration Process
First take the registration on IPR copyright website and on successful registration Login with User ID and Password
Application for registration is to be made on Form XIV ( Including Statement of Particulars and Statement of Further Particulars) as prescribed in the first schedule to the Rules. Separate applications should be made for registration of each work
Payment of Fee:-
Each application should be accompanied by the requisite fee prescribed in the second schedule to the Rules.
Signature / Power of Attorney:-
The applications should be signed by the applicant. The Power of Attorney signed by the party and accepted by the advocate should also be enclosed, if applicable
On completion of all process Submit and get dairy number (acknowledgement).
Once the application approved, Registration Certificate issued. This complete process takes atleast 2 to 3 months by department in normal course