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What are the documents required for copyright registration in India ?

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Documents required for copyright registration vary based on the type of the work.

For Artistic Work, documents required are as follows.

  • 2 Copies of work
  • NOC from author if applicant is different from author.
  • NOC from publisher if work published and publisher is different from applicant.
  • Search Certificate from Trade Mark Office (TM -60) if the work is being used on goods or capable of being used on the goods.
  • NOC from person whose photograph appears on the work.
  • If the application is being filed through attorney , a specific Power of Attorney in original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney
  • DD/IPO of Rs. (as applicable) per work

For Cinematograph Film Work, documents required are as follows.

  • 2 Copies of work
  • NOC from various copyright holders or copy of agreement (deed of assignment).
  • NOC from publisher if work published and publisher is different from applicant.
  • If the application is being filed through attorney , a specific Power of Attorney in original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney
  • DD/IPO of Rs. (as applicable) per work

For Music Work, documents required are as follows.

  • 2 Copies of work (Graphical Notes)
  • NOC from publisher if work published and publisher is different from applicant.
  • NOC from author if applicant is other than author.
  • If the application is being filed through attorney , a specific Power of Attorney in original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney
  • DD/IPO of Rs. (as applicable) per work

For Literary/ Dramatic Work, documents required are as follows.

  • 2 Copies of work
  • NOC from publisher if applicant is other than publisher and work is published.
  • NOC from author if applicant is other than author.
  • If the application is being filed through attorney , a specific Power of Attorney in original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney
  • DD/IPO of Rs. (as applicable) per work

For Sound Recording Work, documents required are as follows.

  • 2 Copies of work
  • NOC from various copyright holders or copy of agreement (deed of assignment).
  • NOC from publisher if work published and publisher is different from applicant.
  • If the application is being filed through attorney , a specific Power of Attorney in original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney
  • DD/IPO of Rs. (as applicable) per work

For Software Work, documents required are as follows.

  • 2 Copies of work
  • NOC from author if author is different from applicant.
  • NOC from publisher if work is published and publisher is different from applicant.
  • If the application is being filed through attorney , a specific Power of Attorney in original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney
  • Source code and object code of work for verification.
  • DD/IPO of Rs. (as applicable) per work