All posts by Lesley Ellen Harris

Copyright Webinar: Why We Need to Manage Copyright

Managing copyright is the key to copyright compliance. Many of those who manage copyright law are struggling with understanding convoluted copyright laws rather than dealing with how to practically work within the law. Most aspects of copyright law are not […]

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Going to camp this summer? What about copyright boot camp?

While some of us spend the summer on the beach others take the time to get some extra credits - literally speaking. This summer I was both camp

Great summer read: J’adore Paris by Isabelle Lafleche

Last month I was at the Vancouver airport in Vancouver, British Columbia, on my way home from the Special Libraries Association conference. I had spent 3 days totally

Canada Ratifies 2 WIPO Treaties: WCT and WPPT

Two Digital WIPO Treaties: WCT and WPPT In 1996, two new copyright treaties were adopted by the members of the World Intellectual Property Organization to deal with digital copyright

Canadian Copyright Law Book Signing in Vancouver 8 June 2014

If you are attending the Special Libraries Association (SLA) in Vancouver in June 2014, please join author Lesley Ellen Harris for a book signing of Canadian Copyright Law,

Selfies, Google Digitization Project and WIPO

Snippets from Issue 1, 2014 volume of The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter: Copyright Ownership in Ellen Degeneres' Selfie The intersection between the selfie and copyright hit the big time

Blog Posts on Canadian Copyright Law

The site that accompanies the book Canadian Copyright Law, Fourth Edition has a blog that discusses various Canadian and global copyright law issues. Recent posts include the following: Researching Canadian Copyright

Canadian Copyright Law Events

Lots happening relating to Canadian copyright law in May and June - both online and in-person. Blog on Canadian Copyright Law The Canadian Copyright Law blog has an updated page

WIPO reappoints Francis Gurry for second term as head of WIPO

Francis Gurry at WIPO

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) appointed Francis Gurry to a second six-year term in the position of Director General of WIPO. This term runs from October 1,

Librarians as Authors and Publishers of Copyright Materials

As part of a series of courses on copyright law and licensing that I teach, one is called Copyright Principles for Authors and Publishers. Anyone may enroll in

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