Copyright is an intellectual property and protection like trademark registration and patents registration. A 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 to protect their license. Copyright give the owner a safeguard to ensure the intellectual work is protected and creativity is rewarded and this makes the entire things unique. Copyright includes a bundle of right like the rights of reproduction, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of the work so that no one can take their rights.
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 if anyone found to be involved in this process he has to pay huge penalties. 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.
BusinessCrow can help you obtain Copyright for your business. Get in touch with a BusinessCrow Advisor to know more about the rules and regulations applicable for your business and begin the process of applying for a trade license.
Important Aspects Relating to copyright
Copyright registration serves as a evidence in the court of law over ownership of the work. Therefore, copyright registration gives the owner legal protection a power for his/her work.
Branding or Goodwill
Registered copyright can be used for marketing purposes which in then create a sense of goodwill and quality in the minds of your customer. Registered copyright notifies others that you care about your work.
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.
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.
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.
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How BusinessCrow help with Copyright Registration
BusinessCrow can help you obtain Copyright Registration in 7-10 days, subject to government and client processing time.
A BusinessCrow expert will collect the information and documents required for applying for trade license from the concerned Government authority.
The trade license application will be submitted with the concerned department. A BusinessCrow expert will follow up on the status of the application periodically.
On obtaining approval, trade license certificate will be forwarded through courier or in-person.
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