Canadian Copyright Law
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Lesley Ellen Harris
(Lawyer, author, and educator)
An updated guide to Canadian copyright law for an age of reckless infringement. This fourth edition of Canadian Copyright Law brings you the latest updates according to new Canadian legislation and international agreements. Copyright infringement has always been an invisible crime. Now with near-constant access to the Internet and the mainstream explosion of digital formats, copyright is one of the most important issues for creative professionals, consumers of that media, and those who work in related industries. The line between what is protected and what is "free" is blurring further, and the copyright issues are more complex than ever. Provides a complete update on copyright issues relating to digital media. Takes the convoluted legal jargon of the Canadian Copyright Act and sets it out in everyday language. Provides concrete examples to offer further clarification of complicated matters. Whether you are a creator or user of copyright material, Canadian Copyright Law will keep you current on copyright law in Canada and its applications to your situation—to protect your creations, content, and products in these rapidly changing markets.
- A Note on the Text
- Understanding Intellectual Property
- Copyright Law in Canada
- Is Your Creation Eligible for Copyright Protection?
- Are Formalities Required to Obtain Copyright Protection?
- Canada and International Copyright Law
- What Is Protected by Copyright?
- Who Owns Copyright?
- The Duration of Copyright
- Rights Protected by Copyright
- Limitations on Rights
- How Can Rights Be Exploited?
- How Is Copyright Infringed?
- What Are the Remedies for the Infringement of Copyright?
- Legally Using Content
- An Overview of American Copyright Law
- Appendix I: Copyright Act
- Appendix II: Copyright Modernization Act
- Appendix III: Application for Registration of a Copyright in a Work
- Appendix IV: Application for Registration of a Copyright in a Performer's Performance, Sound Recording, or Communication Signal
- Appendix V: Educational Program, Work, and Other Subject-Matter Record-Keeping Regulations
- Appendix VI: Exceptions for Educational Institutions, Libraries, Archives, and Museums Regulations
- Appendix VII: Reproduction of Federal Law Order
- Appendix VIII: Application for Copyright Clearance of Government of Canada Works
- About the Author