In India the protection lasts for lifetime of the author + sixty years from the beginning of the calendar year next following the year in which the author dies. [For example: If the author dies in Nov 2019, the copyright protection period kicks in from 01 Jan 2020 for the next sixty years.] For Posthumous works until sixty years from the beginning of the calendar years next following the year in which the work is first published.
Can multiple parties (persons) file for a single copyright?
A Standard Copyright Application allows the multiple applicants, titles, authors, and claimants appropriate to the work being registered.
Is a copyright transferable?
The rights of a copyright owner can be assigned by him to any other person by way of an assignment. … According to the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 a prospective owner of copyright of the future work may also assign his rights partially or wholly.
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