Want protection of your work from being copied?

Copyright Filing in India

A copyright is a collection of rights automatically vested to you once you have created an original work.The rights are granted exclusively to the copyright owner to reproduce the material, and for some material, the right to perform or show the work to the public. In simpler terms,copyright is the right to copy. This means that the original creator of a product and anyone he gives authorization to are the only ones with the exclusive right to reproduce the work.

Creators of literary, dramatic, musical & artistic works, producers of cinematograph films and sound recording have a default right of copyright on their work assigned by the law.

Copyrighting of the work ensures certain protection of rights to creators over their creations. 

So if you are looking for protecting your work from being copied then copyright is the best way to protect your work this would give you an added advantage in case of copyright infringements.

Works that can be copyrighted are:


Copyright of Literary Work

  • Checking of work and its associated documents
  • Application preparation and filing
  • Timeline : 2 days
    • Price* ₹ 5500
      *taxes extra

    Copyright of Artistic work

    • Checking of work and its associated documents
    • Application preparation and filing
  • Timeline : 2 days
    • Price* ₹ 5500
      *taxes extra

    Copyright of Dramatic work

    • Checking of work and its associated documents
    • Application preparation and filing
  • Timeline : 2 days
    • Price* ₹ 5500
      *taxes extra

    Copyright of Musical Work

    • Checking of work and its associated documents
    • Application preparation and filing
  • Timeline : 2 days
    • Price* ₹ 5500
      *taxes extra

    Copyright for songs

    • Checking of work and its associated documents
    • Application preparation and filing
  • Timeline : 2 days
    • Price* ₹ 5500
      *taxes extra

    Copyright of Cinematograph Film

    • Checking of work and its associated documents
    • Application preparation and filing
  • Timeline : 2 days
    • Price* ₹ 10000
      *taxes extra

    Sound recording

    • Checking of work and its associated documents
    • Application preparation and filing
  • Timeline : 2 days
    • Price* ₹ 7000
      *taxes extra

    Copyright for books

    • Checking of work and its associated documents
    • Application preparation and filing
  • Timeline : 2 days
    • Price* ₹ 5500
      *taxes extra


    frequently asked questions

    Copyright can be obtained for original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works , cinematograph films and sound. Unlike the case with patents, copyright protects the expressions and not the ideas
    Copyright does not ordinarily protect titles by themselves or names, short word combinations, slogans, short phrases, methods, plots or factual information. Copyright does not protect ideas or concepts. To get the protection of copyright a work must be original.
    The Copyright Office has been set up to provide registration facilities to all types of works and is headed by a Registrar of Copyrights and is located at New Delhi. The applications are also accepted by post. On-line registration through “E-filing facility “ is also available.
    Yes. Both published and unpublished works can be registered for copyright protection
    Yes. Computer Software or programme can be registered as a ‘literary work. For registration of copyright of software products one need to submit all source code, object code along with database.
    Website usually consists of different rudiments which may be copyrightable subject matter that falls within any one of the classes of. The component parts of website can be in different form of digital files such as text, tables, computer programmes, compilations including computer databases (“literary works”); photographs, paintings, diagram, map, chart or plan (“artistic works”); works consisting of music and including graphical notation of such work (“musical works”); “sound recordings” and “cinematograph films”.
    An App may be registered as a computer program under literary works. For this applicant is required to submit an application for registration under software category, accompanied by the source and object.
    It is important to note that the registration will cover any screen displays generated by that program, provided that the computer program (code) generating the screen display is submitted by the applicant. Mere snapshots of screen displays of an app are not eligible for copyright protection.