How to file a copyright application?To file a copyright application, there are two ways. The first way is by courier and the second way is much simpler way, that is, by online ways. From official Copyright website, one can download the form for free. Three copies of copyright application need to be sent to the copyright office. This can be done using the services of courier or online medium. Before filing the copyright application, the new registration form needs to be signed.
The copyright form 4 needs to be filed to legally protect the copyright. The statement of particulars needs to be attached with the form. Statement of further particulars also need to be attached and these two are referred to as SOP and SOFP respectively.
For each piece of creation, an individual application form needs to be filled. The application should be mailed to Copyright Office, New Delhi. By postal order or DD payable to Registrar of Copyrights, New Delhi, the fees can be paid. The application should be signed by the applicant. On the basis of the nature of the work being protected, the duration of copyright varies. 60 years is the duration of the copyright.