Copyright is a tool made available by the Indian Government to safeguard and promote the works of intellectual origin. Not only this, it also guarantees adequate monetary returns from their work. One reasonable factor of limitation on registration of copyright is that the law protects the material expression of an idea and not the idea in itself. If any litigation arises, the registration establishes the validity and authenticity of the owner’s work and further enables him to claim damages and payment of attorney fees.
The owner of an original work possess the automatic right to claim authorship of his work and the right to deny any amendments in his work that may harm his reputation. Such a claim can be made for original work’s that are tangible and fixed. It is of no-relevance whether it is published or not.
Engravings, photographs, paintings, work of artistic craftsmanship, dramatic works etc
Books, Computer Programmes, Compilations, Computer databases etc
A series of graphical notations, songs, tunes etc
Right to reproduce, sell, give on hire or make copies of the work
Right to communicate the work to the public
Right to adapt and translate the work
Right to claim for damages upon infringement