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New International Copyright Treaty under WIPO

New Copyright Treaty A new copyright (or copyright-related) treaty is a big deal.  The Berne Convention came into force in 1886 and is still in effect.  With its revisions, Berne remains the leading copyright treaty setting minimum international norms in […]

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Canada States its Intention to Join Marrakesh Treaty

The Canadian government announced its intention to accede to the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print

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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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Global Copyright Compliance Tips

Managing copyright issues often means managing global copyright issues. Below are tips relating to managing your global copyright situations. Most online uses of copyright-protected content = a global copyright

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Digital Copyright Issues + Global Copyright Online Courses

Copyright Compliance Copyright compliance is an on-going effort with many facets. Education is one of those facets. Educating yourself about copyright and licensing law as well as educating those

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Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled

International Copyright Law June 2013 marks a milestone in international copyright law and in the role of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) with the finalization of a new

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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Selfies, Google Digitization Project and WIPO

Snippets from Issue 1, 2014 volume of The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter: Copyright Ownership in Ellen Degeneres' Selfie The intersection between the selfie and copyright hit the big time

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,

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Happy World Intellectual Property Day!

26 April is World Intellectual Property Day Each year on 26 April the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) celebrates and encourages everyone around the world to celebrate World Intellectual

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