Section 44-50A of Copyright Act, 1957 deals with registration of Copyright. Any artistic work that comes under the definition of “Artistic Work” under Section 2(c) of the Copyright Act is eligible for registration.
Under Section 44 every work has to come under any of the 6 category mentioned below:
- PART I- literary work other than computer program, tables compilations and dramatic work.
- PART II- musical work
- PART III Artistic works;
- PART IV Cinematograph films;
- PART V Sound Recording; and
PART VI Computer programs, tables and compilations including computer data base