28 March 2014

Types of works in Coyright Act

Types of works in Copyright Act,1957:
1 .Literary work
Literary work or an artistic work, the conversion of the work into a dramatic work by way of performance in public or otherwise.
2. Artistic work
Literary work or an artistic work, the conversion of the work into a dramatic work by way of performance in public or otherwise.
3.Dramatic work
Condensation of the work or any version of the work in which the story or action is conveyed wholly or mainly by means of pictures in a form suitable for reproduction in a book, or in a newspaper, magazine or similar.
4. Artistic work
An artistic work means A painting, a sculpture, a drawing (including a diagram, map, chart or plan), an engraving or a photograph, whether or not any such work possesses artistic quality.
5. Musical work
Musical work "Musical work" means a work consisting of music and includes any graphical notation of such work but does not include any words or any action intended to be sung, spoken or performed with the music. A musical work need not be written down to enjoy copyright protection.
6. Government work
 "Government work" means a work which is made or published by or under the direction or control of the government or any department of the government.


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