Friday, March 04, 2005

E-Letter on Copyright, Licensing and E-Commerce News

Lesley Ellen Harris, the author of the books Canadian Copyright Law, Digital Property: Currency of the 21st Century, and Licensing Digital Content, produces a newsletter on copyright and licensing issues. You can subscribe by writing to her at lesley@copyrightlaws.com.

The current issue (March 2005) is available from Library and Archives Canada.

From the table of contents:

1. Studies, Legislation and Conventions:
CCC Report Finds Employees Routinely Violate Copyright
U.S. Copyright Office to Examine Orphan Works
Israel to Legalize Private Copying
Collective Copyright Management Introduced into China

2. Legal Cases:
U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Grokster
U.S. Court Finds Linking Violates Copyright
Canadian Court Rules that MP3 Players Are Outside Private Copying Regime

3. Of Interest:
Google & Research Libraries to Digitize Works
German National Library Allowed to Copy Electronic Materials
April 26 is World IP Day

4. Publications and Web sites:
Spring 2005 Online Courses
The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter
Certified Software Manager Seminar and Exam

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