In case of a literary, musical, dramatic or artistic work, the general rule is that the author i.e., the person who created the work is the first owner of the economic rights under the copyright. However, where such work is made in the course of employment, the employer is the first owner of these rights, unless an agreement to the contrary has been made with the author. However, copyright does not protect ideas, names or titles. The purpose of a copyright registration Tamil Nadu is to allow copyright registrants to gain economic rewards for their efforts and so encourage future creativity and the development of new material which benefits the society as a whole. Copyright material is usually the result of the creative pursuit or investment and without protection; it would be very easy for others to exploit material without paying the creator. Most use of copyright material therefore requires permission from the copyright owner. However there are expectations to copyright so that some minor uses may not result in copyright infringements. Copyright registration service Tamil Nadu entails a series of legal formalities to be fulfilled for the applicant to receive a Copyright Certificate. Copyright registration online in Tamil Nadu is also possible and a lot of applicants are resorting to this process to save time and energy.
The initial step in the process of copyright registration service Tamil Nadu is the filing of the application form for the registration of the copyright. The particulars in the application form are to be strictly correct and any false information may lead to the cancellation of the application in due course of time.
Once the application is filed in the office of the Registrar of the Copyrights, a diary number is created for the application in 2-3 weeks time. This diary number is the identity of the application and has to be preserved by the applicant very carefully for future use.
Once the diary number is issued to the applicant, it takes some 6 weeks time for the substantive examination of the application. Here this examination is conducted by the concerned authority to find out whether every particular furnished by the applicant is genuine or not. In case of any defect, objections are created by the concerned authority and are communicated to the applicant.
On non-compliance of the objections, the application is rejected then and there. In case the applicant complies with the objections, then he or she is given a month’s time to correct the objections. Then a re-examination is conducted for the case. In Now it is either accepted or rejected.
The applicant’s whose application is accepted is awarded a Certificate of Copyright.
There a numerous consultants who work towards servicing the clients to obtain a copyright certificate but the legal formalities are done at the Copyright Registrar office at Parliament Street in New Delhi.