All posts by Lesley Ellen Harris

Test your copyright knowledge: Copyright Quiz 1.0

Test your copyright knowledge:  Copyright Quiz 1.0: General Copyright Principles. The purpose of this quiz is to test your knowledge on general copyright principles. Answers are below. True or False? T F 1. Copyright law protects ideas. T F 2. […]

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Copyright Law Myths and Facts: Test your Copyright Knowledge

Test your copyright knowledge with Copyright Quiz 3.0: Copyright Law Myths and Facts. When it comes to copyright law, there is much misinformation.  Test yourself to determine what you

Canada extends copyright duration in sound recordings

Copyright Duration in Sound Recordings Extended in Canada

Extension of Copyright Duration in Canada Canada has extended the duration of copyright in performances and sound recordings to 70 years after the release date of the sound recording.

8 Steps to Copyright Compliance in 2015

How to Ensure Copyright Compliance in 2015 Now that 2015 is well underway, it’s a great time to evaluate copyright compliance in your organization! Both individuals and organizations need

Developing a copyright policy

The Purpose of Your Copyright Compliance Policy or Guidelines

Defining the Purpose of Your Copyright Policy or Guidelines More and more organizations are drafting and implementing copyright compliance policies and guidelines. This is not a simple task and

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Certificate in Copyright Management

Graduates Receive Certificates in Copyright Management Congratulations to the CCM Class of 2015 and a new crew of Copyright Managers. Always a thrill to be part of the ceremony

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Orphan Works and Mass Digitization

U.S. Government Report on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization In June 2015, the U.S. Government issued a comprehensive report on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization. The report addresses two

Orphan Works in Canada

Orphan Works in Canada: Unlocatable Copyright Owners

Orphan Works in Canada Unlike the U.S. and many other countries, Canada has a mechanism in its Copyright Act to help obtain permission to use content in which the

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Copyright Questions & Answers

Welcome to the Copyright Questions & Answers page of this blog where you will find a wealth of questions with practical, brief responses to help you with your frequently

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Instagram and Copyright – What are the Terms of Use?

Instagram's Terms of Use Below I set out the copyright-related Terms of Use in Instagram. To start, I’ll note that these Terms of Use were last revised January 19, 2013.

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