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CURRENTLY AT ISSUE: “A More Balanced Approach to Copyright Reform”: Michael Geist On the Statutory Review of the Canadian Copyright Act

In December 2018, Authors Alliance submitted a brief to the Canadian Committee on Industry, Science and Technology in response to a request for public comment. The committee was tasked by Parliament with reviewing Canada’s copyright statutes and issuing a report with recommendations for action and further consideration. Our brief urged the retention of reversionary rights […]

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