Easily Obtain Copyright Registration

Copyright helps establish ownership and protect works of art like books, software, music, video recordings, artwork and more. IndiaFilings can help obtain copyright registration from Rs.12899/-

From Rs.12899 /- all inclusive fees EMI: Rs.1152 for 12 months*

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Copyright Registration

Copyright is a form of intellectual property protection like trademark and patents. A copyright is a legal right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings. Copyright give the owner of the work certain safeguard to ensure the intellectual work is protected and creativity is rewarded. Copyright includes a bundle of right like the rights of reproduction, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of the work.

In 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. However, ideas, procedures, methods of operation or mathematical concepts cannot be copyrighted. Copyright is a right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings. In fact, it is a bundle of rights including, inter alia, rights of reproduction, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of the work. There could be slight variations in the composition of the rights depending on the work.

Reasons to Register a Copyright

Legal Protection

Copyright registration serves as prima facie evidence in the court of law over ownership of the work. Therefore, copyright registration gives the owner legal protection for his/her work.

Branding or Goodwill

Registered copyright can be used for marketing and creating a sense of goodwill and quality in the minds of your customer. Registered copyright show others that you care about your work. 
 

Global Protection

Works that are copyrighted in many other countries are accorded similar privileges here in India. Likewise, works copyright registered in India are accorded protection in many foreign countries. 
 
 

Restricts Unauthorized Reproduction

Copyright registration will establish that you are serious about copyright infringement. This will help impede unauthorized reproduction of the work as it provides the owner with a host of legal remedies. 
 

Creation of Asset

Copyright registration creates an intellectual property, an intangible asset. Registered copyrights are an intellectual property and the rights can be sold, franchised or commercially contracted.

Easy to Close

The Proprietor and the proprietorship are one and the same for all legal purposes. Hence, there is no formality for winding up or closing a proprietorship. In most cases, to close a proprietorship, only the tax registrations obtained in the name of the proprietor must be cancelled. 
 

Pick The Best Plan For You

SIMPLE & TRANSPARENT PRICING

Basic

Rs.12899

all inclusive fees
  • Copyright registration for logos, books, periodicals and magazines.
Standard

Rs.14899

all inclusive fees
  • Copyright registration for videos, audio recording and cinematography films.
Complete

Rs.18899

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

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How we help with copyright registration

Fillingguru.com can apply for your copyright registration in 5 to 7 days.

Free Consultation

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Application Preparation

Our Copyright Expert will prepare the copyright application. We will prepare your application within 2 - 3 working days based on the information provided.

Copyright Filing

Once, the copyright application is prepared and signed by you, we can file it with the Copyright Registrar electronically or manually.

Copyright Registration

Once the copyright application is filed with the Registrar, the Government processing will start. Copyright registration takes anywhere between 2 - 3 months.

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