Copyright Liability for Electronic Postings in Canada


You see a great article in Lawyers Weekly. It’s probably about IP or tech law. You decide to share it with a friend. One way to share it would be to send your friend your copy of Lawyers Weekly. Another option would be to send your friend an electronic copy of the article via email or by posting it on your blog. What are the potential copyright liabilities here, and how do they apply to the broader issue of copying/distributing electronic articles in general?

By Chris Bennett, Davis LLP,

Originally published in the Lawyers Weekly, March 13, 2009

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