Copyright Registration in India

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FAQ's about Copyright Registration in India


Is copyright registration mandatory?

No, registration of copyright is not mandatory. Copyright comes into existence as soon as the work is created and expressed. However, if you are looking to gain commercial advantage from your works, it may be a good idea to register your copyright as it may be easier to prove that someone copied your work in case of infringement.

Where can I register my copyright?

The Indian Copyright office is the official office of Government of India which takes care of processing copyright applications in India. The Indian Copyright office has only one office which is located in New Delhi.

Can I file an online application for copyrights?

Yes, you can e-file copyright applications with the Indian Copyright office.

How much time does it take to get a copyright registered?

The copyright process ordinarily takes anywhere between 3 months to 1.5 years. Since, the copyright office is not involved in substantial examination, unlike patents and trademarks, the process is faster. However, due to the number of copyright applications filed and the number of staff, the process generally takes longer with the average time of registration around 10 months.

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Who can help me in the copyright registration process?

The copyright registration process is not very complicated like patents and trademarks, hence, can be done by applicants themselves for simple registrations like literary works, etc. However, if you have a complex requirement, it is best to consult a quality copyright attorney who has experience and expertise of working in this area of law. We at have prepared a list of quality copyright legal service firms. These firms have a track record of quality copyright services and can help with your registration related queries and even help you take appropriate legal action if your copyright is being violated by a third party.


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