Copyright is an exclusive right given to a producer of the work who can be the author, writer, composer, artist by the law to reproduce the work for publishing and selling them to public. When you get the copyright registration you can able to use © on the original piece of work that you have created.
One can get a copyright registration for its unique, distinctive and creative content. This could be anything which can include- Design, a Painting, a sketch, a drawing, audio, a song record, a picture, a video, a movie, a poem, a literature article.
You can copyright any creative content but there are some areas where one cannot get protection under copyright law, and these are:
Any Idea which has not been Executed, Domain Name, commonly used articles, Common Language, Generic property/figures, titles, names phrases and slogans.
The following persons can be applied for Copyright Registration in India:
Copyright Registration is generally valid for a period of 60 years.
With Hubco, it will take 3 to 5 working days to file the documents with copyright authorities, but it will take upto 1 year to get the registration done.
A copyright filed in India valid in India only. However, if you have filed a copyright in India, you can use this as evidence before any government to prove that you were using the copyrighted content first.
A copyright registration can be sold, transferred, gifted and franchised with due consent from the person who owns the work.