All posts by Lesley Ellen Harris

Copyright Compliance and Management – Lower your Copyright Risks

Copyright risk management is key to copyright compliance.  In most situations applying U.S. or other copyright law to the facts at hand is not a clear cut process. Each situation or scenario can have a different conclusion regarding the application […]

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Mash-Ups and Copyright Law

What is a Mash-Up? Mash-ups are definitely part of our digital lives. What exactly are mash-ups? I like to define them as a digital collage or a montage. A

Your Essential Copyright Issues

What Are Your Pressing Copyright Issues? We’ve all been there – those sleepless nights, when some nagging sticky issue won’t leave us alone. Some persistent matter that just won’t

5 Things You May Not Know About U.S. Copyright Law

U.S. Copyright Law U.S. Copyright Law has so many “nooks and crannies” that it is difficult for those who create, publish and share content to understand just what’s legal

Copyright Newsletter Change in Ownership

Copyright Newsletter Changes Ownership Big news on my work front. Eighteen years after establishing and editing The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter, I have passed the torch to

New Websites for Canadian + U.S. Copyright Offices

Although copyright registration is voluntary in Canada and the U.S., each country has an online and "offline" registration system, a database of registered documents, and offers a website

Copyright Law Courses for Nonlawyers in September 2014

What copyright issues do you need to learn about? Our September copyright law courses are set out below. Don't see what you are looking for? Email us. Canadian Copyright Law Canadians

Is There Such a Thing as a Quick Copyright Question?

I have a quick copyright question… Can we share an article in a licensed database with consultants attending a meeting on our premises? We are going to publication right away

Who Owns the Copyright in Selfies?

Who Owns Selfies: Copyright Issues I only recently took my first selfie; it was a liberating experience and I immediately shared it with my children who laughed and asked,

Copyright Courses in Certificate in Copyright Management Program

The nine copyright courses in the Certificate in Copyright Management Program offered through Special Libraries Association (SLA) and Lesley Ellen Harris of Copyrightlaws.com will be offered between September

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