Intellectual Property Law Program
March 27, 2013 | 1.00 PM - 4.30 PM
Tony Duarte, B.A., J.D.
Fundamentals of Copyright Practice
- Which works are protected by copyright and which are not?
- Who is entitled to copyright protection and for how long?
- Why does it matter if a work was created in the course of employment?
- What are the benefits of copyright registration?
- What can be registered in the Canadian Intellectual Property Office?
- How is a copyright registration prepared and filed for a work and for an assignment or option of a work?
- How do you search for an owner or author in the Canadian Intellectual Property Office records?
- To what extent can someone rely upon “fair dealing” to use a work without obtaining permission of the copyright owner?
Jordan Nahmias – Nahmias Law Professional Corporation
Intellectual Property Concerns in Entertainment and Media Matters
- Intellectual Property Use Clearance pre- and post-production
- The License and Distribution Agreement - What to be aware of
- Rights Management - How to organize and be on top of your
- Catalog of Intellectual Property
Jim Russell – Heenan Blaikie LLP
Security Interests in Works Protected by Copyright
- Identifying the work: the idea/expression dichotomy
- Locating the work: tangible and intangible elements of the work
- Monetizing the work: using copyrightable works and revenues as a collateral for debt
- Securing the work: perfecting security interests in copyright works
Austin Wong - DHX Media Inc.
- General overview and practical issues that arise in:
- Optioning properties
- Music licenses