Copyright Act 1957

Terms of Copyright under Copyright Act

Copyright in a work does not subsist in perpetuity. The term of copyright protection is limited to the life of the author and fifty years after his death (usually referred to as 'fifty years pma' i.e. post mortem auctoris) in most of the countries. The limited duration


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OWNERSHIP OF COPYRIGHT

Copyright is one of the Intellectual Property Rights. In India, copyright is sui generis right. It is considered a natural right as it is automatically granted to the creator of the original literary (including computer programs), dramatic, musical


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Authorities under Copyright Act 1957

The term copyright office is given under section 9 on the Copyright Act, 1957 makes it compulsory to have a copyright office. The copyright office is controlled by the registrar of copyright which is appointed by the Union government, which means


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