A special operating agency of Industry Canada that is responsible for administering Canada's system of intellectual property rights: copyright, patents, trade- marks, industrial designs and integrated circuit topographies.
Certificate of registration
Official confirmation that a copyright has been registered, which constitutes evidence that copyright subsists and that the person registered is the owner of the copyright.
An organization that carries on the business of collective administration of copyright on behalf of its members.
In general, the sole right to produce or reproduce a work or a substantial part of it in any form. It includes the right to perform the work or any substantial part of it or, in the case of a lecture, to deliver it. If the work is unpublished, it includes the right to publish it or any substantial part of it.
Federal legislation governing copyright in Canada.
Copyright Board of Canada
A regulatory body for the establishment of royalties for the use of works protected by copyright when the administration of such copyright has been entrusted to a collective-administration society. It may also supervise agreements or licences between users and licensing bodies and issue licenses where a copyright owner cannot be located.
The federal government office responsible for registering copyrights, and assignments and licences affecting a copyright.
Copyright in works prepared for or published by the government, i.e., government publications.