Indian Copyright Statistics: January and February 2022

A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of January and February 2022, is given below.


There is an increase of 9% in the total number of copyright applications filed for the month of February 2022 as compared to the month of January 2022. A total of 2171 applications were filed in the month of January and a total of 2369 applications were filed in the month of February 2022. The majority of applications were filed for literary works and artistic works.

Sr.NoType of WorkNumber of Applications Filed in the Month of January 2022Number of Applications Filed in the Month of February 2022ChangePercentage Change
1Literary/ Dramatic Work
1324136339 Increase of 2.9 %
2Artistic Work406514108Increase of 26%
3Cinematograph Work22275Increase of 22%
4Sound Recording258137121Decrease of 47%
5Software 140298158Increase of 112%
6Music 21309Increase of 43%
Total21712369198Increase of 9%
Authored and compiled by Neharika Vhatkar (Associate, BananaIP Counsels)

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