||It is a helpful legal security aid for the creator/producer on any of their original artwork such as literature, music composition, sound recording, cinematography, or computer programs. Copyright ensures the entire Economic & Ethical authority of the creator on his/her intellectual properties.
||Trademark legally preserves any particular word, symbol, or designs that make a business entity distinctive among its competitors.
||It is a form of intellectual property that guards the invention of any inventor for a limited period of time. Through a patent, the inventor/owner can legally exclude others from reproducing, using or selling a particular invention.
|Protection is given for
||Original artistic works like written text, composed music, recorded sounds, paintings, choreography, motion pictures, cinematography, computer programming & databases etc.
||Any word, logo, color, font, design that differentiate products, the identity of any particular party from others.
||Features of shape, configuration, pattern, and ornament, the form of lines, colour or blend thereof applied to each article.
||Expression of Ideas
||Identification of brand
||Indian Copyright Act, 1957
||Trade Marks Act, 1999
||Indian Patent Act, 1970
|Requirements of Registration
||The work must be original, creative and must be able of fixing in the tangible form.
||The marks needs to be unique.
||The design needs to be original and must be referred to the article by any industrial process.
||Others are not permitted copy the work without the permission of the creator.
||Stop others from using the same logo/symbol.
||Stop others from using the invention without the permission
||The validity time in copyright is 60 years.
||The validity time in trademark is 10 years.
||The validity time in patent is 20 years.
||The right to be the owner of the original artworks and excludes others from illegal copying, distributing and reproducing of the copyrighted intellectual properties.
||Rights to apply the mark, design, color, font and stop every illegal usage of the same by any third person.
||Right to stop others from producing, selling using or importing the patented invention.