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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 immersed in copyright law for librarians and of course had a great […]

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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

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,

WIPO Headquarters, Geneva

Happy World Intellectual Property Day!

26 April is World Intellectual Property Day Each year on 26 April the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) celebrates and encourages everyone around the world to celebrate World Intellectual

WIPO World IP Day

U.S. Copyright Office Celebrates World IP Day

If you are passionate about movies and passionate about copyright law, this year the World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) celebration of World Intellectual Property Day should be of great

Landmark WIPO building in Geneva

WIPO World Intellectual Property Day 2014

Every year on 26 April, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) celebrates World Intellectual Property Day to "promote discussion of the role of intellectual property (IP) in encouraging

Copyright reform

Copyright in 2013: Cases, Legislation and More

Instead of reinventing the wheel, this post refers you to various blogs that summed up important copyright happenings in 2013. The 1709 Blog provides a month-by-month review of global

Copyright Law

Copyright Laws Newsletter in Print + PDF

The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter is 18 years old!  The start of a new calendar year is a great time to review your copyright licenses, policies

Copyright compliance

Checklist – 18 Things to Do to Manage Copyright Laws in 2014

The year end is often a time to review finances, clean off desks, and get organized for the new year.  Below is a list of actions to get

Global Copyright

CopyRIGHT Pathfinder on Global Copyright Issues

Our fifth CopyRIGHT Pathfinder, this one on Global Copyright Issues, joins our collection of unique Pathfinders in our online Copyright Community.  Designed as an efficient and effective tool

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