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Title: Why Copyright registration is necessary?
Post by: admin on February 08, 2012, 09:04:06 PM
It is desirable to officially register your works with the Registrar of Copyrights in India.

Reasons to Register
here are two fundamental reasons to Register:

1) ability to sue; and
2) statutory damages.

Dangers of Non-Registration
To see how all of this plays out, assume that this Web page has not been registered. As we know, this page is in tangible form, and is therefore protected by copyright. If someone from The Plagiarism Website comes and copies this page verbatim and places it on that Website, then my copyright has been infringed. In order to sue The Plagiarism Website for copyright infringement, I would have to register this web page with the copyright office. If I was in a hurry to file the lawsuit,

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