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

International Copyright Law June 2013 marked a milestone in international copyright law and in the role of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) with the finalization of a new treaty: the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for […]

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Corporate Counsel’s Role in Managing Copyright

Corporate Counsel’s Role in Managing Copyright Most uses of copyright-protected materials in an organization are done on a daily basis without consulting in-house counsel.  Such uses may be a

Your Essential Copyright Issues

What Are Your Pressing Copyright Issues? We’ve all been there – those sleepless nights, when some nagging issue won’t leave us alone. Sometimes that issue is a copyright issue!

5 essential facts about fair use in the U.S. Copyright Act

5 Essential Facts About Fair Use

Fair use is a much discussed and often misunderstood doctrine in the U.S. Copyright Act. You do not need to be an expert in copyright law to understand

Copyright Law Myths and Facts: Test your Copyright Knowledge

Test your copyright knowledge with Copyright Quiz 3.0: Copyright Law Myths and Facts. When it comes to copyright law, there is much misinformation.  Test yourself to determine what you

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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Certificate in Copyright Management

Graduates Receive Certificates in Copyright Management Congratulations to the CCM Class of 2015 and a new crew of Copyright Managers. Always a thrill to be part of the ceremony

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

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

Copyright education

Copyright Literacy and Translating Copyright to a Life Skill

What is Copyright Literacy? Literacy is defined as competence or knowledge in a specific area. Copyright literacy is more specific; it refers to important competencies and knowledge that include

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