Advantages of Copyright Registration in India

Advantages of Copyright Registration in India The term ‘copyright protection’ refers to the monopoly approved to authors by copyright law for exclusive use or reproduction.  Similar to trademark registration with the Trademark Registrar, copyright can also be registered with the Copyright Office to…

Cybersquatting Laws in India

Cybersquatting Laws in India Domain name is an address of a website that is intended to help web users easily find a person or business or organisation, online. Almost all businesses today have a domain name registered and involve in promoting…

Trademark: TM, R and C Symbol

Trademark: TM, R and C Symbol TM, R and C symbol are frequently used with a trademark or copyright to indicate certain aspects of an intellectual property registration. The following are the common usages of these symbols: ™ - TM Symbol ©…

Service Tax on Intellectual Property Services

Service Tax on Intellectual Property Services Service tax is leviable on intellectual property services rendered by an individual or entity in India. As per the Service Tax, intellectual property service means the temporary transfer or permitting the use or enjoyment…

International Copyright Registration

International Copyright Registration Copyright of nationals or entities of countries who are members of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, Universal Copyright Convention and the TRIPS Agreement are protected in India through the International Copyright…

Copyright Registration Procedure

Copyright Registration Procedure Copyright protection is provided to all literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works automatically on creation and it does not require any formality. However, applying for copyright registration and obtaining certificate of registration serves as prima facie evidence in a…

Copyright Infringement in India

Copyright Infringement in India Copyright laws provide certain exclusive rights to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works. Use of such copyright protected work without the…

What is Registered Design?

What is Registered Design? Registered design is a shape, configuration, pattern or ornament or composition of lines or colour or combination thereof applied to any article whether two dimensional or three dimensional protected under the Designs Act, 2000. Design registration is similar…

Patent vs Copyright vs Trademark

Patent vs Copyright vs Trademark Patent, copyright and trademark are all types of intellectual property rights that provide the creator an exclusive right over the use of his/her creation of mind for a limited amount of time. Entrepreneurs who are…

How to get Patent for Software

How to get Patent for Software in India India has one of the most talented fraternity of Information Technology professionals in the world and a large Information Technology industry. Each year thousands of crores are spent on research and development of software…