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COPYRIGHT PROTECTION

Copyright is packaged with rights that are restricted with the owner of copyright which can be exercised by the owner or any person the owner pursue a license. These rights include the right of adaptation, right of reproduction, right of publication, right to make translations, communication to the public etc.

CONDITIONS FOR PROTECTION :

Copyright protection includes literally musical cinema sound recording or dramatic work where work is genuine and not copied from other sources. the moment a work is created, copyright protection commences and its registration is optional.


COPYRIGHT OWNER :

The creator of the work or the author is the copyright holder. An employer can also become a copyright holder in exceptions in circumstances where work is created during the tenure of employment.

REGISTRATION OF COPYRIGHT :

The registration formality of copyright is simple. It is necessary to do registration in case the work has been created by a person other than an employee is necessary to sign an agreement with an assignment deed.

COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENTS :

under section 63 of the Copyright Act, a person who infringes the copyright is punishable by the criminal offence by the copyright owner. The copyright owner is entitled to remedies by way of injunctions, damages and accounts.