An Overview of Copyright Registration in Kolkata
Kolkata is well-known as the City of Joy and considered as the cultural and religious capital of India. It is land of Rabindranath Tagore and a city with colonial architecture, traditional food, art and theatre.
In India, copyright registration is governed by the Copyright Act 1957 and is administered by the Copyright Office. Copyright registration in Kolkata gives the absolute right to the owner of intellectual property to protect the owner’s literary, artistic, drama work and sound recording from any unauthorized replication.
Documents required for Copyright Registration in Kolkata
To register for copyright in Kolkata, 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 Kolkata
The procedure for Copyright Registration in Kolkata are as follows:
The time taken for the copyright registration process can vary, but it typically takes a few months to complete.