What is Copyright Law?
Copyright is a law that protects the rights of author, artists, and creators. copyright law provides protection of the creator and makes sure his/her profit. This law helps the creators to create new works and produce continuously.
Definition of Copyright Law
According to Wikipedia
“Copyright is a bundle of rights given by the law to the creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and the producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings”
What is Patent Law?
A patent is a law that gives protection to the business owner against his/her intellectual property. The patent right gives the right to the owner not to making, using, selling some products for a limited period of time.
Difference between Copyright and Patent law
|Meaning||It protects rights of artist i.e, Actor, creators, singers||It protects rights of businessman i.e, trademark, goodwill.|
|validity||Copyright has 60 years of validity.||A patent has a validity of 20 years.|
|Legal Act||Indian Copyright Act, 1957||Indian Patent Act, 2005|
|Registration||It does not require registration.||It requires registration.|