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Copyrights by Dr. Rajesh Timane

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Copyrights by Dr. Rajesh Timane

  1. 1. Dr. Rajesh Timane Department of Management, Dhanwate National College, Nagpur DISCLAIMER: All product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners. All company, product and service names used in this presentation are for identification purposes only. Use of these names, logos, and brands does not imply endorsement.
  2. 2. Definition • Copyright is a right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic-works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings. • In fact, it is a bundle of rights including; rights of reproduction, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of the work.
  3. 3. Definition by WIPO • Copyright is a legal term used to describe the rights that creators have over their literary and artistic works. • Works covered by copyright range from books, music, paintings, sculpture, and films, to computer programs, databases, advertisements, maps, and technical drawings.
  4. 4. Originality • Originality in copyright is restricted to only skill, judgment and labour in the context of compilation.
  5. 5. Source: http://www.wipo.int/copyright/en/ Rights There are two types of rights under copyright: 1. Economic rights, which allow the rights owner to derive financial reward from the use of his works by others; and 2. Moral rights, which protect the non-economic interests of the author. a) right to paternity – authorship b) right to integrity - distortions in citing
  6. 6. Copyright Ownership • Copyright can be assigned or licensed
  7. 7. Thumb rule • Researchers shall not use quotations in reviewing the literature • The sources shall be acknowledged
  8. 8. Thesis submitted to the University http://www.rajeshtimane.com
  9. 9. Students copy of answer-sheet • What if a student publishes his answer-sheet as received for the purpose of revaluation? http://www.rajeshtimane.com
  10. 10. What is allowed? • Does the law allow any use of a work without permission of the owner of the copyright, and, if so, which are they? • A fair deal for research, study, criticism, review and news reporting, as well as use of works in library and schools and in the legislatures, is permitted without specific permission of the copyright owners.
  11. 11. Scope of protection in the Copyright Act,1957 • The act protects original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and cinematograph films and sound recordings from unauthorized uses. • Unlike the case with patents, copyright protects the expressions and not the ideas. There is no copyright in an idea. • The general rule is that copyright lasts for 60 years.
  12. 12. Ministry of HRD
  13. 13. Workflow
  14. 14. Plagiarism • How much is allowed to be copied? http://www.rajeshtimane.com
  15. 15. Plagiarism checker http://www.rajeshtimane.com
  16. 16. References: http://www.rajeshtimane.com http://copyright.gov.in/ http://copyright.gov.in/Documents/handbook.html http://mhrd.gov.in/ http://www.wipo.int/copyright/en/
  17. 17. Rajesh Timane, PhD +91 98609 31040 timane.rajesh@gmail.com @2015 http://www.rajeshtimane.com

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