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Term of copyright protection

In the case of a literary, dramatic, musical, or artistic work the term of copyright is the lifetime of the author or artist plus sixty years from his death. This period of sixty years is calculated from the year following the death of the author or artist. In case of joint authorship work, this period of sixty years shall be counted at or immediately before the date of death of the author who dies Last.
Whereas the work is Cinematographic works, Sound recording, photograph, Government work, international work the copyright is protected for sixty years calculated from the year following the date of its publication
Broadcaster reproduction rights are protected by copyright for 25 years following the year in which the broadcast is made.
The performer’s rights are protected for 50 years following the year in which the performance is done.
S.No Copyright in relation to Term of Copyright
Literary Work Artistic Work Dramatic Work Musical Work
Life of Author + 60 Years After Death
Anonymous Work Photographs Cinematographic Film Sound Recordings Government Work
60 Years from the end of the year in which the work was first published
Broadcasts made by the broadcasting organisation
25 Years from the end of the year in which the broadcast was first made.

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