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Orphan Works and Mass Digitization

U.S. Government Report on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization In June 2015, the U.S. Government issued a comprehensive report on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization. The report addresses two areas that may affect many users and many different types of […]

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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

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

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5 Things You May Not Know About U.S. Copyright Law

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

New Websites for Canadian + U.S. Copyright Offices

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

Going to camp this summer? What about copyright boot camp?

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

Graduate Course in Copyright + Licensing, July 2014

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

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

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