Tag: fair dealing education

Did the Supreme Court eviscerate Access Copyright’s business model? A reply to Michael GeistDid the Supreme Court eviscerate Access Copyright’s business model? A reply to Michael Geist



Michael Geist in a series of recent blog posts claims that the decisions of the Supreme Court in the SOCAN v. Bell Canada, 2012 SCC 36 (SOCAN v Bell) and Alberta (Education) v. Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright), 2012 SCC 37 (Access Copyright) cases eviscerated Access Copyright’s business model.[1]… ...

The Liberal Digital Canada Plan and CopyrightThe Liberal Digital Canada Plan and Copyright



Earlier today, Marc Garneau and guest commentators Michael Geist and Steve Anderson had a live online chat about the Liberal Digital Canada Plan.  A transcription of the chat is available here. The Liberal Digital Plan says the following about copyright: Fair balance Between Creators and Consumers. Digital technology offers many new opportunities, ...

Educational Tariff Certified by Copyright Board Upheld by Federal Court of AppealEducational Tariff Certified by Copyright Board Upheld by Federal Court of Appeal



The Federal Court of Appeal released an important decision on Friday ruling on the subject of fair dealing in the K-12 educational sector. At issue was whether the Copyright Board erred in holding that when teachers copy books and other copyright materials for classroom use such copying is not covered ...