1. What is a copyright?

Copyright is a legal right which grants the creator of a work exclusive rights to use and distribute the work.


2. Is it mandatory to register a Copyright?

No, it is not mandatory. Copyright in a work subsists as soon as it is created.

It is advisable to register copyright as certificate of copyright registration can be used in the Court as proof in a dispute over the same.

3. Where can a copyright application be field?

Copyright can be filed only online at

4. What are the steps involved in filing a copyright?


5. What is the term for copyright protection?


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7. Plagiarism and Copyright

Plagiarism includes:

-“copying and wrongful appropriation” and “stealing and publication” of another’s thoughts, expression and ideas;

– Representation of them as one’s own original work;


These days plagiarism is very common among students. Students copy content from internet and other sources for their assignments and projects. However, there are software and tools available online which can help teachers and professors to track plagiarism.

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8. Example of Copyright


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