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    • • “The exclusive right given by law for a certain term of years to an author, composer etc. (or his assignee) to print, publish and sell copies of his original work” (Oxford English Dictionary) • This property right can be sold or transferred to others.
    • Reward creative efforts. “Thou shall not steal” time → Negative right: prevent copying/reproduction encourage dissemination of copyrighted works = public interest
    • Literary works Dramatic works Musical works Artistic works
    • • Automatic protection • Available for: – Published works – Unpublished works
    • Copyright law assures ownership, which comes with exclusive rights: Make copies of the work Distribute copies of the work Perform the work publicly Display the work publicly Make derivative works (e.g. book or movie)
    • The Copyright Act, 1957(Act No. 14 of 1957) governs the laws & applicable rules related to the subject of copyrights in India. All copyright related laws are governed by the Copyright Act, 1957.
    • 1911 1914 1957 1984
    • 1992 2012 1999 1994
    • Valid from 21 January 1958 Created Copyright Office and Copyright Board Introduced civil and criminal remedies against infringement
    •  Performing rights societies’ rights (for instance, music royalties) Definition of categories in which copyright actually subsists International copyright Definition of infringement
    • Objectives: Berne and Universal Copyright Conventions grant of compulsory licences by developing countries, publication by deceased authors 1984 Act: discouraging and preventing widespread video piracy.
    • Depends on nature of work/owner of copyright and whether the work has been published Most works: 60 years Broadcast Reproduction: 25 years
    • • “Universal Access” to research, education and culture. • Provides a free, public, and standardized infrastructure that creates a balance between the reality of the Internet and the reality of copyright laws.
    • The 2012 amendments make Indian Copyright Law compliant with the Internet Treaties – the WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) and WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT).
    • • The law provides certain ways in which copyright works may be used. –Fair use –Public domain –Library privilege –Alternative Licenses (e.g. Creative Commons)
    • 1)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creative_commons 2)http://www.slideshare.net/sgisave/copyright-act- 1957-364848 3)http://www.creativecommons.org 4)http://www.ip-watch.org/2013/01/22/development- in-indian-ip-law-the-copyright-amendment-act-2012/