An Overview of Copyright Registration in Chennai
Chennai is the capital city of the state of Tamil Nadu. With its diversity in religion, culture, ancient temples and cuisines, it is considered one of the famous tourist spots in the southern part of India.
In India, copyright registration is governed by the Copyright Act, 1957, and is administered by the Copyright Office. Copyright registration in Chennai gives the absolute right to the owner of intellectual property to protect the owner’s work from any unauthorized replication.
Documents required for Copyright Registration in Chennai
To register for a copyright in Chennai, you need to provide the following documents:
- You will need to provide proof of ownership for the work being registered either in the form of an assignment deed, a publishing agreement, or any other legal document.
- You will need to provide a self-attested copy of government-issued identity proof, such as a Passport or Aadhaar card and address proof, such as a ration card, utility bill, or rental agreement.
- If you are filing the application through an agent, you will need to provide a Power of Attorney authorizing the agent to file the application on your behalf.
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Procedure for Registering a Copyright in Chennai
To register copyright in Chennai, you can follow these steps: