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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. This new term is effective 23 June 2015. Who Benefits from […]

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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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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

social media and copyright

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.

Copyright Board of Canada: Royalties from Provincial and Territorial Governments

On 22 May 2015, the Copyright Board of Canada issued its decision relating to royalties to be paid by provincial and territorial governments for the copying of literary

Canadian copyright

Canada States its Intention to Join Marrakesh Treaty

The Canadian government announced its intention to accede to the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print

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