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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
DIPP
Copyright Office

Plot No. 32, Boudhik Sampada Bhawan,
Sector 14, Dwarka, New Delhi-110075
Date: April 27, 2018

Public Notice

The Copyright Office, in its endeavor to increase transparency and reduce the delay in processing of copyright applications had prepared draft guidelines for examinations of copyright applications in different categories of works, viz., literary, artistic, musical, cinematograph film and sound recording works. These draft guidelines, through public notice, were published on its website on 27-02-2018 for inviting reviews and comments from all stakeholders.

The feedback received by copyright office has been examined, and relevant suggestions have been incorporated.

Accordingly, the Practice and Procedure Manual for examinations of applications in literary, artistic, musical, cinematograph film and sound recording works is being published for information to all concerned.

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List of Work Manual are given below:

1. Artistic Works Manual: Download

2. Literary Works Manual: Download

3. Cinematograph Film Works Manual: Download

4. Musical Work Manual: Download

5. Sound Recording Work Manual: Download

Hoshiar Singh
Registrar of Copyrights

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