Copyright Registration

Copyright is an exclusive and proprietary right over your work so that nobody can copy or improvise it and acting contrary is punishable by law. The kind of work taken into account under the law are books, music, designs created in the fashion industry, artwork, films, manuals, manuscript, software, literary work, performance, paintings, etc.

From Rs : 10000 /-

Categories Included in the Registration

  • Literary works except for computer Program
  • Films
  • Artworks
  • Films
  • Sound Recording
  • Computer Programs, tables & Compilations

Registration Procedure

  • Step 1: An application along with the requisite fees is to be submitted at the Registrar office. Every application is to be signed by the advocate as well as the applicant (who has the power of attorney)
  • Step 2: An officer analyses your application within a span of 30 days and further it’s summary sends it to the registrar.
  • Step3: In case of an objection, both the parties will receive a letter from the officials. If the issue is resolved your application is approved.


  • Gives you the ownership of your work
  • In case of any violation or abuse with raged to the work, the owner has a right to sue the violator.
  • If the owner wants to limit the exporting the duplicate copy the owner can record the work with Indian customs.

  • Four copies of the applicants work
  • Nature of the work
  • Work title
  • Applicant’s personal details
  • Incorporation certificate in case it’s a business
  • Nationality of the applicant
  • Power of attorney on Indian stamps paper
  • NOC from the trademarks registry

Frequently Asked Questions

Anything that has creative works like books, sounds recordings, artistic work, music, dramatic, computer programs, cinematographic films, advertisements, paintings, etc. can be copyrighted.

When some artwork is completed, it is automatically copyrighted by the owner. But is necessary to legally imprint the copyright to ensure there is no theft happening. Registering a copyright is voluntary. It is important to file a legal case in court.

The difference between a copyright and a patent is dependent on the objective. The patent protects an invention of a new project, product or process from theft and to facilitate commercialization of its use by the discoverer. Copyright protects original works from being plagiarized.

It helps you prove the ownership of your work in case of infringement or plagiarism. It allows you to collect more benefits in case of theft. One time cost for registering provides lifetime protection.

The registration is valid only within the borders of India. But it is possible to protect your work outside too. Connect with Legal Way to know how.

The copyright is valid for life and even after the demise of the owner or creator it stays valid for 60 years more.

Basic information about the work and owner is required for registering the copyright. Rest work will be done by our professional consultants.