29 Jan 2021

Who can register a copyright?

Any person can register a copyright with the Copyright Office in Canada. However, the rules and regulations can differ depending on the type of work or whether the applicant is a single person, a group of people or a company. We thus recommend you consult with a trademark agent or lawyer before applying for copyright.

Why apply for a copyright?

As of its creation, all original work is automatically under copyright protection. However, applying with the Copyright Office all...

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How long is copyright valid in Canada?

The duration of a copyright spans the author’s life plus 50 years (that is, copyright typically expires 50 years after the autho...

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