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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 issues that were not sufficiently covered by the leading copyright treaty, […]

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Blog Posts on Canadian Copyright Law

The site that accompanies the book Canadian Copyright Law, Fourth Edition has a blog that discusses various Canadian and global copyright law issues. Recent posts include the following: Researching Canadian Copyright

WIPO reappoints Francis Gurry for second term as head of WIPO

Francis Gurry at WIPO

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) appointed Francis Gurry to a second six-year term in the position of Director General of WIPO. This term runs from October 1,

Copyright Course, Catholic University of America

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

Marrakesh Treaty

3D Printing, Sherlock Holmes, Marrakesh Treaty + Legally Using Content

Snippets from issue 3, 2013 volume of The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter: A “novel” idea: a novel about copyright law.  This particular work of fiction was written by

Copyright Laws

Copyright Law for Librarians

Do libraries have different copyright laws than other institutions or organizations? And are nonprofit and for profit libraries treated differently in the eyes of the copyright law? Where

Canadian Copyright Law Book Covers, Editions 1 – 4

 Canadian Copyright Law     Fourth Edition (2013) Canadian Copyright Law Editions One (1991), Two (1995) and Three

Copyright training

Copyright Courses Fall 2013

Online Learning September is in the air and that means cooler days and even cooler nights. And it’s also back to school time – and not just for the

Canadian Copyright Law

Canadian Copyright Law Fall 2013 Book + Courses

Less than one year ago on 7 November 2012, major amendments to the Canadian Copyright Act came into force. These amendments bring the Act up to date to

Announcement of Comprehensive Review of U.S. Copyright Law

Big news on U.S. copyright reform. Today, Bob Goodlatte announced that the Judiciary Committee will conduct a comprehensive review of the U.S. law over the upcoming months. Bob Goodlatte

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