Snapshot on Copyright Registration
Copyright registration in India is governed under Copyright Act, 1957. Copyright is a form of intellectual property protection which is a legal right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings. Copyright protection is valid for 60 years.
The duration of 60 years is counted from the date of publication in case of cinematograph films, sound recordings, photographs, posthumous publications, anonymous and pseudonymous publications, works of government and works of international organizations. And the duration of 60-year period is counted from the year following the death of the author in case of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works