Royalties payable by Canadian universities to authors, visual artists and their publishers are down almost 50 percent since 2012, says Copibec.
A call for Canada’s government to conduct a fact-based review of its disastrous Copyright Moderization Act. Editorial by Nicole Saint-Jean, President, Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL)
With a major Canadian textbook publisher citing a drop from $1 million annually to $100,000, Canada’s review of copyright changes may be welcome next year.
‘Reform measures are anticipated over the course of the next year,’ says a statement from Ottawa, ‘to enable creators to get paid properly.’ Canada’s House of Commons has opened its review of the controversial 2012 Copyright Modernization Act.
‘Canadian content? There won’t be any,’ warned Kate Taylor of the ‘Globe and Mail,’ as she moderated a panel on Canada’s Copyright Modernization Act.
Richard Prieur, executive director of ANEL in Québec, talks about the association’s work to support the flourishing francophone book market in Canada.
In a series of discussions, the Publishing Perspectives Talks bring industry leaders to Frankfurt’s Business Club on key issues of global book publishing today
‘Copyright has come to be seen by many outside our industry as an inhibitor to creativity,’ writes Michael Healy ahead of a session at Frankfurt Book Fair.
‘You have to pay for access to educational content,’ says Copibec’s Frédérique Couette, launching a class action lawsuit against Université Laval
A US judge ruled that publisher Moppet Books violated copyright by publishing children’s books based on modern literary works like Breakfast at Tiffany’s.