IP Indian Journal of Library Science and Information Technology

Software copyright content: Library law and facilitation

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Article Type : Research Article

Author Details: Manoj Kumar Mehar*,Rajesh Kathane

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2456-9623

Print ISSN : 2582-1555

Article First Page : 17

Article End Page : 18


Copyright is a type licensed innovation that concedes the make of a unique imaginative work a selective legitimate appropriate to decide if and under what conditions this unique work might be replication and utilized by other normally for a restricted term of years. The Act, with five amendments, in 1983 1984, 1992, 1999 and a substantial one in 1994, adheres. To the treaties of the Berne Convention, the Universal Copyright Convention, the rome convention and the agreement on trade-related aspects eg intellectual property rights (TRIPS) agreement the copyright infringement of software refers to several practices when does without the permission of the copyright holder such as, Creating a copy and / or selling in creating a copy and giving it to someone else, renting the original software commercial use of Non- commercial software counterfeiting, Soft lifting, Creating a copy to serve as a backup. The copyright law requires the deposit of three complete copies of works whether published or unpublished. Police has power to Seize infringing copies is giving by the copyright act Section -64. As per copyright act Knowing use of infringing copy of Computer programme to be an offence (Section-63 B). Any person who knowingly makes use on a computer of an infringing copy of a computer programme shall be punishable.

Keywords: Intellectual property right, Computer programme.


Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijlsit.2019.006