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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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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

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

Developing a copyright policy

Developing a Copyright Policy

Developing a Copyright Compliance Policy or Guidelines A copyright policy can serve a variety of functions, from determining who owns works created during employment, to explaining your licenses, to

International Copyright Law

U.S. Copyright Law for Canadians

At first glance, U.S. and Canadian copyright law appear to have many similarities, but these two countries also have some important differences in their copyright law. Understanding those

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

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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