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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. This new term is effective 23 June 2015. Who Benefits from […]

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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

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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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Mash-Ups and Copyright Law

What is a Mash-Up? Mash-ups are definitely part of our digital lives. What exactly are mash-ups? I like to define them as a digital collage or a montage. A

Copyright Law Courses for Nonlawyers in September 2014

What copyright issues do you need to learn about? Our September copyright law courses are set out below. Don't see what you are looking for? Email us. Canadian Copyright Law Canadians

Canada Ratifies 2 WIPO Treaties: WCT and WPPT

Two Digital WIPO Treaties: WCT and WPPT In 1996, two new copyright treaties were adopted by the members of the World Intellectual Property Organization to deal with digital copyright

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