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Copy & related rightsCompiled by A Srinivasa Rao
OVERVIEW        INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP or IPR)INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY         COPYRIGHTS & TRADEMARKS                 RELAT...
IMPORTANCE OF IPR PROTECTION IN THIS SECTOR• Legal recognition for the designer’s  creativity• Protection of intangible as...
“DESIGNS”                  Purely             Designs withFunctional /               artistic works   eye-appeal & capable...
©COPYRIGHT        “The exclusive right given by lawfor a certain term of years to an author,composer etc. to print, publis...
OBJECT OF COPYRIGHT• To encourage authors, composers and  artists to create original works• By rewarding them with monopol...
GENERAL PRINCIPLES• Ideas v/s Expression• Originality, hard work and labour• Independent Development not covered:  “Copyin...
BUNDLE OF           VARIOUS WORKSLiterary                          Dramatic                          FilmsMusical         ...
“ARTISTIC WORKS”• A painting, sculpture,  drawing, engraving,  ….whether or       not  possessing     artistic  quality• A...
OWNERSHIP• Ordinarily the Artist/author;• Employer;• Written Agreement;• Commissioned Work
PROTECTION AND TERM• Life + 60 years;• Worldwide - BERNE Convention;• Registration   not   compulsory   though  advisable;
A BUNDLE OF RIGHTSEconomic Rights          Moral rights –Reproduce or make      –Right of copies                  acknowle...
What constitutes Infringement?• Any      reproduction      reproduction  reproduction,    use    ,    distribution,  perfo...
FAIR USE• Fair dealing for private use or criticism &  review;• Reporting current events;• Judicial Proceedings;• Educatio...
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  1. 1. Copy & related rightsCompiled by A Srinivasa Rao
  2. 2. OVERVIEW INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP or IPR)INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY COPYRIGHTS & TRADEMARKS RELATED ISSUES PATENTS INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS TRADE SECRETS LAYOUT DESIGNS OF IC’s GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS UNFAIR COMPETITION
  3. 3. IMPORTANCE OF IPR PROTECTION IN THIS SECTOR• Legal recognition for the designer’s creativity• Protection of intangible assets• Long-term profits (Valuation, license fees, royalties etc.)
  4. 4. “DESIGNS” Purely Designs withFunctional / artistic works eye-appeal & capable ofutilitarian Industrial applicationPatents Copyright DesignsAct, 1970 Act, 1957 Act, 2000
  5. 5. ©COPYRIGHT “The exclusive right given by lawfor a certain term of years to an author,composer etc. to print, publish and sellcopies of his original work” Oxford English Dictionary
  6. 6. OBJECT OF COPYRIGHT• To encourage authors, composers and artists to create original works• By rewarding them with monopoly rights over their work for a limited period of time
  7. 7. GENERAL PRINCIPLES• Ideas v/s Expression• Originality, hard work and labour• Independent Development not covered: “Copying essential”• Fixation• Presumptions – Access; – No explanation; – Substantial reproduction;
  8. 8. BUNDLE OF VARIOUS WORKSLiterary Dramatic FilmsMusical Sound Artistic Recording
  9. 9. “ARTISTIC WORKS”• A painting, sculpture, drawing, engraving, ….whether or not possessing artistic quality• Any other work of “artistic craftsmanship”
  10. 10. OWNERSHIP• Ordinarily the Artist/author;• Employer;• Written Agreement;• Commissioned Work
  11. 11. PROTECTION AND TERM• Life + 60 years;• Worldwide - BERNE Convention;• Registration not compulsory though advisable;
  12. 12. A BUNDLE OF RIGHTSEconomic Rights Moral rights –Reproduce or make –Right of copies acknowledge –Artistic Works-3D to ment 2D and vice-versa –Right to –Issue copies- sell, object against distribute, etc . mutilation –Communication to /distortion of public work –Adapt –Assign/License
  13. 13. What constitutes Infringement?• Any reproduction reproduction reproduction, use , distribution, performance, etc. of the work without the permission of the copyright owner.• An identical or substantial similar reproduction is also covered• Infringement – Damages - Injunction
  14. 14. FAIR USE• Fair dealing for private use or criticism & review;• Reporting current events;• Judicial Proceedings;• Education;• Inclusion in Film

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