Copyright Copyright Modernization Act

A Copyright is an exclusive legal right granted to the creator of an original work to license, copy, sell, distribute, or otherwise exploit the work for his or her own benefit.
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Canadian Copyright: Moral Rights And Criminal Charges

In the autumn of 2012, Vladimir Umanets was charged and convicted of defacing a Mark Rothko painting at the Tate Modern gallery in London, England. As described in this CBC story, and this International Business Times story,...more

Intellectual Property in 2013

Infringement! Litigation! Legislation! There is never a dull moment in the wonderful world of intellectual property law, and 2013 will be no exception....more

2012 Top Canadian Entertainment, Media And Communications Law Stories

In keeping with tradition, and gambling that there won't actually be any significant entertainment/media law occurrences between now and January 1, 2013 (which is probably a pretty safe bet), we offer our humble thoughts on...more

Canada's New Photography Copyright Regime: Clearance Challenges

With the coming into force of many of the provisions of the Copyright Modernization Act (Bill C-11) on November 7, 2012, Canadian copyright law boasts a new regime with respect to photographs. In short, subject to the...more

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