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Conversations about Copyright and Creativity: Fair Dealing and the Recent York University Case

Join us for a panel discussion on the impact of the decision in Access Copyright v. York University on fair dealing and copyright issues generally. Presenters: Martha Rans, Artists’ Legal Outreach Lindsay Dykstra, McMillan LLP Kevin Williams, Talonbooks Greg Younging, Theytus Books, UBC Okanagan Billeh Nickerson, Kwantlen Polytechnic University Elizabeth Bachinsky, Douglas College

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I’m a photographer

I’m a photographer Photography is the oldest part of the Act. In 2012, it finally evolved with the technology. In 2012, the Copyright Act was amended and photographers now own the copyright in a photograph they take. That did not used to be the case – the copyright of a photo belonged to the person […]

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I’m a painter

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I’m a painter Once your painting or visual art work is finished, you can control its reproduction, exhibition, distribution in any media, anywhere in the world. The exhibition right is an important right for visual artists since it has established that an exhibition fee ought to be paid to artists. It is important to know […]

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Unlocatable Copyright Owners

Unlocatable Copyright Owners

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Sample Licensing

Sample Licensing

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Sample Letter Requesting Permission to Reproduce Copyrighted Material

Sample Letter Requesting Permission to Reproduce Copyrighted Material

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MAVMAO: A Guide to Contracts

MAVMAO – A Guide to Contracts

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Licensing Your Image Onto Manufactured Goods

Licensing Your Image Onto Manufactured Goods

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Legislative Summary: Bill C-60: An Act to Amend the Copyright Act

Legislative Summary: Bill C-60: An Act to Amend the Copyright Act

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How Your Copyright Application is Processed

How Your Copyright Application is Processed

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