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The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has a lot of great free information. Some links you may want to visit:
- Directory of Intellectual Property Offices
- Frequently Asked Questions: Copyright
- Copyright-Related Topics
- WIPO-Administered Treaties
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Copyright news and articles, posted 10 June 2019
Spotlight on Copyright Review in Canada
Statutory Review of the Copyright Act
On 3 June 2019, the Report of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology on the Statutory Review of the Copyright Act was published. You can view it here.
Canadian Heritage Report on Remuneration Models
To support the statutory review of the Copyright Act, the Committee on Industry, Science and Technology invited the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage to conduct a study on remuneration models for artists and creative industries. Its report, Shifting Paradigms, was published on 15 May 2019.
Copyright news and articles, posted 20 May 2019
Spotlight on Canada
Copyright news and articles, posted 6 May 2019
Spotlight on Fair Use
Fair Use (Copyright Advisory Services, Columbia University Libraries)
Checklist for Conducting a Fair Use Analysis (Cornell University)
Fair’s Fair: How Fair Use and Fair Dealing Provide a Balanced Approach (Perspective of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)
A Simple Guide to Fair Use: How to Apply Fair Use to Your Copyright Scenarios (includes a downloadable PDF)
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