Documents Required for Copyright Registration in India

Last Updated at: February 10, 2020
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Documents Required for Copyright Registration in India

In this article, we will be discussing the various kinds of copyright registration and their required documents.

Artistic Work

  1. Two copies of the work.
  2. DD or IPO of Rs. (applicable) according to work.
  3. NOC from the author if the applicant is different from the author.
  4. NOC from the publisher if the work published and publisher is different from the applicant.
  5. Search certificate from the trademark office (TM -60) if the work is being used on the goods or capable of being used on the goods.
  6. NOC from the individual whose photograph appears on the work.
  7. If the application is being filed with the help of an attorney, a specific power of attorney in the original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney.

Cinematograph Film

    1. Two copies of work.
    2. DD or IPO of Rs. (applicable) according to work.
    3. NOC from different copyright holders or copy of the agreement (deed of assignment).
    4. NOC from the publisher if the work published and publisher is different from the applicant.
    5. If the application is being filed with the help of an attorney, a specific power of attorney in the original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney.

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Music

  1. Two copies of work (graphical notes).
  2. DD or IPO of Rs. (applicable) according to work.
  3. NOC from the publisher if the work published and publisher is different from the applicant.
  4. NOC from the author if the applicant is other than the author.
  5. If the application is being filed with the help of an attorney, a specific power of attorney in the original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney.

Literary/Dramatic

  1. Two copies of work.
  2. DD or IPO of Rs. (applicable) according to work.
  3. NOC from the publisher if the applicant is other than the publisher and the work is published.
  4. NOC from the author if the applicant is other than the author.
  5. If the application is being filed with the help of an attorney, a specific power of attorney in the original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney.

Sound Recording

  1. Two copies of work.
  2. DD or IPO of Rs. (applicable) according to work.
  3. NOC from different copyright holders or copy of the agreement (deed of assignment).
  4. NOC from the publisher if the work published and publisher is different from the applicant.
  5. If the application is being filed with the help of an attorney, a specific power of attorney in the original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney.

Software

  1. Two copies of work.
  2. DD or IPO of Rs. (applicable) according to work.
  3. NOC from the author if the author is different from the applicant.
  4. NOC from the publisher if the work is published and the publisher is different from the applicant.
  5. If the application is being filed with the help of an attorney, a specific power of attorney in the original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney.
  6. Source code and the object code of the work for verification.

So, these are the list of documents to be submitted for a different type of works

Documents Required for Copyright Registration in India

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In this article, we will be discussing the various kinds of copyright registration and their required documents.

Artistic Work

  1. Two copies of the work.
  2. DD or IPO of Rs. (applicable) according to work.
  3. NOC from the author if the applicant is different from the author.
  4. NOC from the publisher if the work published and publisher is different from the applicant.
  5. Search certificate from the trademark office (TM -60) if the work is being used on the goods or capable of being used on the goods.
  6. NOC from the individual whose photograph appears on the work.
  7. If the application is being filed with the help of an attorney, a specific power of attorney in the original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney.

Cinematograph Film

    1. Two copies of work.
    2. DD or IPO of Rs. (applicable) according to work.
    3. NOC from different copyright holders or copy of the agreement (deed of assignment).
    4. NOC from the publisher if the work published and publisher is different from the applicant.
    5. If the application is being filed with the help of an attorney, a specific power of attorney in the original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney.

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Music

  1. Two copies of work (graphical notes).
  2. DD or IPO of Rs. (applicable) according to work.
  3. NOC from the publisher if the work published and publisher is different from the applicant.
  4. NOC from the author if the applicant is other than the author.
  5. If the application is being filed with the help of an attorney, a specific power of attorney in the original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney.

Literary/Dramatic

  1. Two copies of work.
  2. DD or IPO of Rs. (applicable) according to work.
  3. NOC from the publisher if the applicant is other than the publisher and the work is published.
  4. NOC from the author if the applicant is other than the author.
  5. If the application is being filed with the help of an attorney, a specific power of attorney in the original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney.

Sound Recording

  1. Two copies of work.
  2. DD or IPO of Rs. (applicable) according to work.
  3. NOC from different copyright holders or copy of the agreement (deed of assignment).
  4. NOC from the publisher if the work published and publisher is different from the applicant.
  5. If the application is being filed with the help of an attorney, a specific power of attorney in the original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney.

Software

  1. Two copies of work.
  2. DD or IPO of Rs. (applicable) according to work.
  3. NOC from the author if the author is different from the applicant.
  4. NOC from the publisher if the work is published and the publisher is different from the applicant.
  5. If the application is being filed with the help of an attorney, a specific power of attorney in the original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney.
  6. Source code and the object code of the work for verification.

So, these are the list of documents to be submitted for a different type of works

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