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Copyright Registration


By Indian Copyright Act 1957, Copyright is a legal right entitled to the creator of the content (creative work). It is a way of protecting the intellectual property of the creator. Copyright registration can be taken for books, websites, paintings, Music, database, computer programs, films, etc.
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Overview

Copyright registration obtained for the work; gives authority to the creator to secure the work that he/she has created. The creative work of the author cannot be copied or modified by anyone. However, the author can grant permission to anyone to use his work. And the author is entitled to charge others for using his work.

Copyright registration cannot be applied for Ideas, procedures, methods of operation, and mathematical concepts.

Content that has registered under copyright registration can use the symbol “©” for identification. Copyright registration obtained in India gets global protection. as India is known virtually worldwide.



Benefits of Copyright Registration

Public Record of Ownership

When work is copyrighted it is registered under the public record of copyright registration. Thereby it establishes ownership of the content.

Copyright Infringement

In case someone uses the content of the creator; the creator has all the rights to sue the user who has copied his/her content. And can claim the statutory damage.

Branding & Goodwill

Registered copyrights can be used for the marketing purposes such as flyers, banners, emails, etc. Hence it improves the goodwill of the company along with the quality of work in the minds of customers.

Existence Even after Death of creator

Copyright protection is not restricted up to the initial creators’ life span its validity is higher than any other intellectual property. It is for 60 years after his/her death also.

Global Protection

Copyright registration provides global protection to creative content. Copyright registration obtained in India is recognized in many countries.

Checklist/Requirements

Personal Details

  • Name, Address and Nationality of the applicant and author of the work
  • Copies of the original work (soft copy)
  • ID proof of the owner and Incorporation certificate in case of business
  • Nature of The Work

  • Class & Description of the Work
  • Title & Language of the Work
  • Date of Publication
  • Process of Copyright Registration

    Step 1: Share the required documents and information

    Step 2: Signing Power of Attorney to the person who is applying for copyright registration

    Step 3: Preparing the Documentation for the registration

    Step 4: Filing for Copyright Application

    Step 5: Obtain provisional certificate

    Step 6: Obtain permanent certificate after approval

    Key Deliverables

    a. Provisional Copyright Registration Certificate

    b. Permanent Copyright Registration Certificate

    c. Challans

    Copyright Registration

    Why Choose Us

    Entrepreneur Friendly

    We make the process so easy and fast that you will not even feel the headache of all the paperwork, and our professionals will provide you all the promised deliverable within a given span of time.

    Experienced Professionals

    All our professionals are qualified and specialized in that particular work. Making sure no mistakes are done at the time of filings with the authorities so that company won’t have to pay any penalties due to mistakes.

    One Stop for All Your Requirements

    We support you throughout the journey of your business, from the incorporation, Accounting and taxation support, Secretarial compliance support, and Legal support.

    Cost-Effective

    We believe that cost plays a vital role in any company’s growth stage, that’s why we do not surprise our clients with hidden charges, you pay what you see in the initial proposal.


    Frequently Asked Questions


    Copyright does not ordinarily protect titles by themselves or names, short word combinations, slogans, short phrases, methods, plots, or factual information. To get protected the same you can apply for trademark registration.
    Yes. Computer Software or program can be registered as a ‘literary work’. As per Section 2 (o) of the Copyright Act, 1957 "literary work" includes computer programs, tables and compilations, including computer databases. ‘Source Code’ and "Object Code" have also to be supplied along with the application for registration of copyright for software products.
    In such a case, you will receive a legal notice from the third party, claiming that you have copied or reproduced their registered work. BBNC can help you reply to the legal notice and in the further litigation process.
    Copyright protection is valid for 60 years. If it is literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works, the 60-year period is counted from the year following the expiry of the author.
    A copyright registration can be sold, transferred, gifted and franchised with due consent from the owner of the work.