Indian Copyright Statistics-November and December 2021

A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of November and December 2021, is given below.


There is an increase of 43% in the total number of copyright applications filed for the month of December as compared to the month of November 2021. A total of 2364 applications were filed in the month of November and a total of 3375 applications were filed in the month of December 2021 . The majority of applications were filed for literary works and artistic works.

Sr.NoType of WorkNumber of Applications Filed in the Month of November 2021Number of Applications Filed in the Month of December 2021ChangePercentage Change
1Literary/ Dramatic Work
13341708374Increase of 28%
2Artistic Work399675276Increase of 69%
3Cinematograph Work27189Decrease of 33%
4Sound Recording445800355Increase of 80%
5Software 13015323Increase of 18%
6Music 29218Decrease of 28%
Total236433751011Increase of 43%
Authored and compiled by Neharika Vhatkar (Associate, BananaIP Counsels) and Parikha Rathi (Legal Intern)

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