Copyright in Canada - Microcredential

Copyright in Canada provides learners with an understanding of the importance of copyright as a form of intellectual property, intellectual property laws and regulations in Canada relating to copyright, as well as the role of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). Learners will gain hands-on experience navigating CIPO's website and related resources pertaining to copyright. This microcredential will provide a basic introduction to copyright in Canada. It is recommended participants complete the Intellectual Property in Canada - Intro microcredential prior to taking the remaining microcredentials in the series. Learning Outcomes: 1. Define the term copyright and the scope of protection 2. Identify works eligible for copyright under Canadian law 3. Outline the steps to register copyright in Canada 4. Apply provisions of the Copyright Act and regulations 5. Define the term copyright infringement 6. Explain the remedies available for copyright infringement 7. Explain the term fair dealing and outline other defences against copyright infringement 8. Navigate and locate information using the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) website Total class hours - 6
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