Copyright Office

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The Copyright Office is a source of information and guidance for the University of Alberta community on issues related to copyright.

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Latest News

  • Extension to Copyright Term in Canada

    December 13, 2022

    Please note that the general term of copyright protection in Canada will be extended by 20 years, effective on 30 December 2022. This means that literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works protected by copyright will be protected for an additional 20 years, as the term will be extended from the life of the author/creator plus 50 years, to the life of the author/creator plus 70 years....

  • The Quad - Reconsidering the Copyright Bargain: the impacts of the CUSMA term extension

    December 12, 2022

    Effective December 30, 2022, the extension of the copyright term under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) will increase the standard term of copyright protection in Canada by twenty years....

  • Opening Up Copyright Modules - Update

    November 02, 2022

    The University of Alberta’s Opening Up Copyright (OUC) instructional modules team is pleased to announce the launch of five new modules....

  • Copyright 101: Core Concepts (UofA Library News - Blog Post)

    October 27, 2022

    The University of Alberta Library News has released a new blog post: "Copyright 101: Core Concepts"...

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