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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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Copyright in 2013: Cases, Legislation and More

Instead of reinventing the wheel, this post refers you to various blogs that summed up important copyright happenings in 2013. The 1709 Blog provides a month-by-month review of global

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Copyright Reform: Amending Copyright Acts and Treaties

A version of this post was originally published as an editorial in The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter. In light of the amendments to the Canadian Copyright

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


The U.S. Legislative Process

U.S. Copyright Laws in Congress U.S. copyright law is often the subject of bills, discussions on the Hill, and of course new legislation. The process of amending the U.S.

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