Checklist for Copyright Application Based on Type of Work By CS Megha Trivedi


 

Type of Work

Document to be submitted Along with Application

 

 

 

 

Artistic

·       2 Copies of work

·       DD/IPO of Rs. (as applicable) per work

·       NOC from an author if the applicant is different from the author.

·       NOC from the publisher if work published and publisher is different from the 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 a person whose photograph appears on the work.

·       If the application is being filed through an attorney, a specific Power of Attorney in original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney

 

 

 

Cinematograph

Film

·       2 Copies of work

·       DD/IPO of Rs. (as applicable) per work

·       NOC from various copyright holders or a copy of the agreement (deed of assignment).

·       NOC from the publisher if work published and publisher is different from the applicant.

·       If the application is being filed through an attorney, a specific Power of Attorney in original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney

 

 

 

Music

·       2 Copies of work (Graphical Notes)

·       DD/IPO of Rs. (as applicable) per work

·       NOC from the publisher if work published and publisher is different from the applicant.

·       NOC from the author if the applicant is other than the author.

·       If the application is being filed through an attorney, a specific Power of Attorney in original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney

 

 

Literary/

Dramatic

·       2 Copies of work

·       DD/IPO of Rs. (as applicable) per work

·       NOC from the publisher if the applicant is other than publisher and work is published.

·       NOC from the author if the applicant is other than the author.

·       If the application is being filed through an attorney, a specific Power of Attorney in original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney

 

 

 

Sound Recording

·       2 Copies of work

·       DD/IPO of Rs. (as applicable) per work

·      NOC from various copyright holders or a copy of the agreement (deed of assignment).

·       NOC from the publisher if work published and publisher is different from the applicant.

·       If the application is being filed through an attorney, a specific Power of Attorney in original duly signed by the applicant and accepted by the attorney

 

 

 

 

Software

·       2 Copies of work

·       DD/IPO of Rs. (as applicable) per work

·       NOC from the author if the author is different from the applicant.

·       NOC from the publisher if work is published and publisher is different from the applicant.

·       If the application is being filed through an 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.

 
An application should be signed by the applicant only.

Applicant should also ensure that no obscene material is available in the CD submitted along with an application.

NOC from legal heirs if the author is deceased.

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