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Test your copyright knowledge: International Copyright Law

Test your knowledge with Copyright Quiz 2.0: International Copyright Principles. True or False? 1. Copyright law is the same throughout the world. T F 2. The leading copyright convention is the Berne Convention. T F 3. All countries have the […]

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Leading in the Digital World: Opportunities for Canada’s Memory Institutions

Council of Canadian Academies I recently experienced the wonderful opportunity of being on the Expert Panel on Memory Institutions and the Digital Revolution organized by the Council of Canadian

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10 Myths About Canadian Copyright Law

Does fair use exist in Canada?  Do you have to register a work to be protected by Canadian copyright law?  Does Canada belong to the international treaties on

Canada extends copyright duration in sound recordings

Copyright Duration in Sound Recordings Extended in Canada

Extension of Copyright Duration in Canada Canada has extended the duration of copyright in performances and sound recordings to 70 years after the release date of the sound recording.

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

Copyright Board of Canada: Royalties from Provincial and Territorial Governments

On 22 May 2015, the Copyright Board of Canada issued its decision relating to royalties to be paid by provincial and territorial governments for the copying of literary

International copyright law course

Global Copyright Essentials

Global Copyright Principles provides an overview of international copyright law. The course introduces librarians and others who use content to complex international copyright principles and explains these principles in

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

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

Syllabus for eTutorial: Canadian Copyright Law

Register for next offering September 16 - October 7, 2015 Description of eTutorial on Canadian Copyright Law (CCL) CCL is a 16 e-lesson eTutorial course which is a primer/refresher on

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