June 2019 03
Why Educational Institutions Should Have a License
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As the country’s premier copyright society, we do our bit to ensure that people who should have a reprographic license, such as academic institutions and photocopiers,are well informed and aware of the same. While a…

June 2019 03
Roundtable on the occasion of World Book and Copyright Day
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IRRO in collaboration with German Book Office and German Embassy, New Delhi is organizing a roundtable at Blue Hall, German Embassy on 23rd April from 5-7 PM. At the event, speakers representing the government of…

May 2019 29
Licensing and Publishers: Two Sides of a Coin
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The most valuable assets of a publishing company are the intellectual property rights it owns, the most important of which are copyrights. It is thus essential to have a clear understanding of how copyright works…

May 2019 24
Seminar on Reprographic Rights at Vrindavan
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The Authors Guild of India, in collaboration with Indian Reprographic Rights Organisation (IRRO), organised a seminar on the Reprographic Rights of Authors at Shree Krishna Sadhak Trust Sevashram, Vrindavan on 18th and 19th May, 2019.…

May 2019 14
The European Union’s New Copyright Rules
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For the first time ever in two decades, the European Parliament made changes to its copyright law. Most of the changes in the European Union’s (EU) Copyright Directive are uncontroversial, simply setting out how copyright…

March 2019 31
Copyright
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Copyright is a legal concept, enacted by most governments, giving the creator of an original work exclusive rights to it, usually for a limited time. Generally, it is “the right to copy”, but also gives the copyright holder…

March 2019 22
Reprographics and Its Importance
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The term reprography was coined and introduced as "office printing" at the First International Congress on Reprography (1963) in Cologne, Germany. As of today, it broadly includes multiple content reproduction methods, such as scanning, photography,…

March 2019 11
Reprographic License Made Easy
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Copyrights protect the expression of ideas, and prevent the unfair use of an author or publisher’s original work, including literary works (books, newspapers, magazines, journals), artistic works (photographs, paintings, sculptures, diagrams), musical works, sound recordings,…

March 2019 01
#ThisToo: Why Infringement Is Just Like Any Other Crime
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Most of us love to download movies. Why pay a hefty amount to sit in a theatre and watch something you can easily watch in the privacy of your home, for free! Having said that,…

February 2019 14
How do authors benefit from IRRO license?
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"A world that values knowledge and culture must value its creators" Imagine this - you have worked very hard on your book. Years of dedication went into creating this written jewel that reflects your originality.…