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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 establishing a procedure for clearing permissions in copyright-protected works. Generally speaking, […]
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
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
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
U.S. Copyright Law U.S. Copyright Law has so many “nooks and crannies” that it is difficult for those who create, publish and share content to understand just what’s legal
Although copyright registration is voluntary in Canada and the U.S., each country has an online and "offline" registration system, a database of registered documents, and offers a website
While some of us spend the summer on the beach others take the time to get some extra credits - literally speaking. This summer I was both camp
The Copyright + Licensing Institute (click for further info) Please join us for a week long 3-credit course from July 7-11, 2014 at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. The course
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
Registering Copyright Works with the U.S. Copyright Office Although not mandatory to obtain copyright protection in the U.S., many copyright owners register their works with the U.S. Copyright Office.