All posts by Lesley Ellen Harris

Digital Copyright Issues

Social Media and Copyright Law According to the site wearesocial.net, there are over 3 billion internet users globally. Of those, there are over 2 billion active social media accounts, and more than 1.6 billion active mobile social accounts with an […]

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Syllabus for eTutorial: U.S. Copyright Law for Canadians

This new course was offered for the first time in February 2015. Register. Next offering: November 12 – 18, 2015. Description of eTutorial U.S. Copyright Law for Canadians (USC) USC

Introduction to Copyright Management

5 Essential Tips on Copyright Management + Compliance: Think about why you need to manage copyright in your organization. Consider designating a single person to manage your organization's copyright issues. Continue

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 are offered throughout the year.

Access Copyright + Copyright Permissions in Canada

Copyright Permissions in Canadian Colleges + Universities In order to meet the demands of a changing licensee base, Access Copyright, the English language reprography collective in Canada, recently announced

Copyright in 2014 and 2015

Happy New Year! On a personal level, 2014 was a major career change for me. After eighteen years of publishing and editing The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter, I

Copyright Lawyer in Novels

J’adore an author who bases her novels on the life of an intellectual property (IP) lawyer! I recently read two fiction books by author Isabelle Laflèche and if

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Excuses for Not Obtaining Copyright Permission

8 Excuses for Not Getting Copyright Permission We have all heard excuses for not obtaining copyright permission prior to using a copyright-protected work. We may even have uttered some

Copyright law lawsuit in Canada

Canadian Copyright Law Lawsuit Against Université Laval

A press release issued on 10 November 2014 announces Copibec's filing of a motion in Quebec Superior Court for authorization to launch a class action suit representing thousands

Copyright Law Guest Post: On Becoming a Copyright Specialist

Welcome Kathryn - our first guest author on Copyrightlaws.com! A couple of years ago, my copyright awareness turned into panic. At that time my job was to help professors at

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