The Canadian publishing industry has been dealt yet another blow in its long-running dispute over copyright and fair use in education.
The Access Copyright Foundation program announces its grants in literature to writers as well as awards made to organizations and publishers.
Denouncing ‘systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties.
Industry Notes: Tickets to the hybrid Emirates Festival of Literature, and grant applications open at the Access Copyright Foundation.
Citing appellate court rulings that make the plaintiffs’ point, AAP and CCC decline to pursue further appeals in a 12-year-old case.
Canadian publishers report that more than $150 million has been lost, in the world’s most prominent copyright controversy.
This year’s Professional Development Grants program has made allowances for applicant’s plans upended in the coronavirus COVID-19 emergency.
The Marian Hebb Research Grants support ‘the creation of a publishable work’ in French and English Canada, and allows for extended project timelines in the pandemic
A new court decision condemns certain guidelines for ‘fair use’ copying by the educational sector, but doesn’t support the mandate to pay copyright fees.
With governments’ responses to the pandemic uneven and research critically needed, WIPO chief Francis Gurry looks at the priorities of the intellectual property community.