Category: Guide to Copyrights

When Does Copyright Protection Expire?

Copyright is the way by which creators secure their own work. It may occur that the creator or author published the work with their name. It is also possible that the published work is anonymous or pseudonymous or it’s work for hire. Depending upon this factor and many such issues the duration of the expiration

The Story Of The Copyright Symbol

You might be familiar with this symbol ©; you might have seen it at the bottom of a song, or a document or a web page. This symbol represents that the article you are viewing, or listening to (depending on circumstance) is copyrighted. Section 18 of the Copyright Act of 1909 was responsible for introducing

What is the Berne Copyright Convention?

The Berne Convention is an agreement that offers authors the protection and rights for their literary and artistic works, even after their death. This agreement was introduced in Bern in 1886, and over the years has been modified numerous times. The agreement is basically based on three essential principles and offers a number of solutions

What Is A Copyright?

You might have come across the symbol © and the term copyright a couple of times, while browsing online or even in the physical work. However, a lot of people are still not sure of what this term means. Basically, copyright is a protection that gives you ownership over the things that you have created.