You need copyright to protect you if you are a creator of new literary, dramatic, artistic, sound recording, cinematograph film, computer programs, databases, and other work. To safeguard intellectual property rights, India is a member of the Berne Convention, 1886, and the Universal Copyright Convention, 1951. Hence, work created in India and any member country of the above convention has copyright protection. Getting the copyright for published and unpublished works prevents others from using it unlawfully. The Copyright Act 1957 t confers copyright protection for authors' economic and moral rights. Many sections of the copyright law in India protect the ideas and original work of authors, artists, and others.