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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 innovation and creativity.” Movies – A Global Passion In 2014 the theme […]

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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

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


Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled

International Copyright Law June 2013 marks a milestone in international copyright law and in the role of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) with the finalization of a new

Copyright compliance

A Simple Approach to Copyright Education

FIRST, you need to educate about copyright law! How many times have you tried to explain the complex subject of copyright to an audience of blank faces or glazed-over

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Maps, Including TTC Subway Maps, are Protected by Copyright

Canadian Copyright and Maps Under the Canadian Copyright Act, maps are protected as an artistic work. The Act defines artistic work as including “paintings, drawings, maps, charts, plans, photographs,


Infringing Copy? Superman Man of Steel DVD

Superman Man of Steel was released on 12 June 2013 in the United States. A couple of weeks later I was on a family trip in Vietnam. One

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