January and February 2021
There is an increase of 40% in the total number of copyright applications filed for the month of February 2021, as compared to the month of January 2021. A total of 2252 applications were filed in January and a total of 3166 filed in February. The majority of applications were filed for literary/ dramatic and artistic works
|S. No.||Type of Work||Number of applications filed in the month of January 2021||Number of applications filed in the month of February 2021||Change||Percentage change|
|1||Literary/ Dramatic Work||1180||2016||836||Increase of 70%|
|2||Artistic work||874||884||10||Negligible increase (1%)|
|3||Cinematograph work||40||34||6||Decrease of 15%|
|4||Sound Recording||37||43||6||Increase of 16%|
|5||Software||109||167||58||Increase of 53%|
|6||Music||12||22||10||Increase of 83%|
|Total||2252||3166||914||Increase of 40%|
February and March 2021
There is a decrease of 28% in the total number of copyright applications filed for the month of March as compared to the month of February 2021. A total of 2275 applications were filed in the month of March and a total of 3166 applications were filed in the month of February 2021 . The majority of applications were filed for literary works and artistic works.
|S.No||Type of Work||Number of Applications Filed in the Month of February 2021||Number of Applications Filed in the Month of March 2021||Change||Percentage Change|
|1||Literary/ Dramatic Work||2016||1514||502||Decrease of 24%|
|2||Artistic Work||884||714||170||Decrease of 19%|
|3||Cinematograph Work||34||84||50||Increase of 147%|
|4||Sound Recording||43||231||188||Increase of 437%|
|5||Software||164||214||50||Increase of 30%|
|6||Music||22||18||4||Decrease of 18%|
|Total||3166||2275||891||Decrease of 28%|
Authored and compiled by Neharika Vhatkar (Associate, BananaIP Counsels), Shaantanu Krishnan (Legal Intern) and Sanjana Rebecca (Legal Intern)
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