29 Jan 2021

Why apply for a copyright?

As of its creation, all original work is automatically under copyright protection. However, applying with the Copyright Office allows you to receive a certificate which can be used to your advantage in the event that your work is infringed, by creating a statutory legal presumption of ownership and validity.

What is covered by copyright?

Copyright applies to all original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works. The word “original” is key in defining a wor...

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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 o...

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