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Indian Copyright Statistics-March to May 2021
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A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of March-May 2021, is given below.
MARCH AND APRIL 2021
In the month of April 2021 there has been a decrease of 4% in the total number of copyright applications filed, as compared to the month of March 2021. A total of 2275 applications were filed in March 2021 and a total of 2187 filed in April 2021. The majority of applications were filed for literary/ dramatic works, in both March and April.
|Sr.No||Type of Work||Number of Applications Filed in the Month of March 2021||Number of Applications Filed in the Month of April 2021||Change||Percentage Change|
|1||Literary/ Dramatic Work||1514||1114||400||Decrease of 26.42%|
|2||Artistic Work||714||663||51||Decrease of 7.14%|
|3||Cinematograph Work||84||39||45||Decrease of 53.57%|
|4||Sound Recording||231||236||5||Increase of 2.16%|
|5||Software||214||113||101||Decrease 47.2 %|
|6||Music||18||22||4||Increase of 22.22%|
|Total||2275||2187||88||Decrease of 4%|
APRIL AND MAY 2021
In the month of May 2021 there has been a decrease of 94% in the total number of copyright applications filed, as compared to the month of April 2021. A total of 2187 applications were filed in April 2021 and a total of 212 filed in May 2021. The majority of applications were filed for literary/ dramatic works in April and for artistic works in May.
|Sr.No||Type of Work||Number of Applications Filed in the Month of April 2021||Number of Applications Filed in the Month of May 2021||Change||Percentage Change|
|1||Literary/ Dramatic Work||1114||25||1089||Decrease of 98%|
|2||Artistic Work||663||90||573||Decrease of 86%|
|3||Cinematograph Work||39||0||39||Decrease of 100%|
|4||Sound Recording||236||3||233||Decrease of 99%|
|5||Software||113||3||110||Decrease of 97%|
|6||Music||22||0||22||Decrease of 100%|
|Total||2187||121||2066||Decrease of 94%|
Authored and compiled by Neharika Vhatkar (Associate, BananaIP Counsels) and Swastika Sengupta (Legal Intern)
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