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WHAT IS A COPYRIGHT?

WHAT IS A COPYRIGHT?

Copyright is an intellectual property which can be registered by the following individuals who create one of the following:

  1. Literary Works 
  2. Dramatic Works
  3. Musical Works
  4. Artistic Works
  5. Producers of Cinematographic  films
  6. Sound recordings

Copyright Act, 1957 provides the right to the individuals who create the following works to copyright their intellectual property so that any unauthorized use of the same is avoided and the credit is given to the real owner of the property.

There are various other rights which are also given to the individuals who create some intellectual content which can be registered as a Copyright:

It includes

 1. Rights of reproducing the same content

2. Rights to communicate the content to the Public

3. Right to Adapt

4. Right to translate the work in any other language and in any other way.