On October 10, 2013, IP Osgoode hosted a full-day symposium on “User Generated Content Under Canadian Copyright Law” discussing the new UGC copyright exception with guest speakers from government, industry,…
Day: October 17, 2013
in Competition, Copyright, Fair Dealing, IP Reform3by Editor
Fan-Fiction as User Generated Content: Free Ride or a Free Right?
When it comes to fan-fiction, it seems that the new User-Generated Content (UGC) exception to copyright infringement endorses the common cliché that imitation is the finest form of flattery. (more…)
in Copyright, Copyright Reform, Digital Downloads, IP, IP Reform, Jurisdiction, Moral Rights, Supreme Court of Canada, WIPO0by Editor
International Aspects of the New User-Generated Content Exception in the Copyright Act
On October 10, Osgoode Hall Law School hosted a symposium on User Generated Content under Canadian Copyright Law. The final panel of the day featured IP Osgoode Advisory Board member…