Day: April 27, 2014

Orphan works: the Canadian solutionOrphan works: the Canadian solution



I had the pleasure of being a panelist at the 2014 Annual Fordham Law and Policy IP Conference.  My panel was on the topic of orphan works and mass digitization.  My contribution was to provide a summary of Canada’s orphan works regime. The following are some of my speaking notes from the panel.

S.77 of the Act sets out the basis for granting licences to works and other subject matter where the owner cannot be located after reasonable efforts. S.

Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-04-26Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-04-26



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