Fairness Rocks News Study on the implications of a 25-year reversion/termination right in Canada


Fairness Rocks News Study on the implications of a 25-year reversion/termination right in Canada

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Author: Nedim Malovic

Date: March 15, 2020

Original Source: The IPKat

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Study on the implications of a 25-year reversion/termination right in Canada

Currently, the Canadian government is considering implementing two legislative proposals concerning a 25-year reversion right for authors. Section 14(1) of the Canadian Copyright Act currently provides that the copyright in a work reverts automatically to the author’s estate twenty-five years after the author’s death. The operation of the present reversion right is unrelated to the date of initial publication of the work or the date of assignment of the work; as a result, the right often vests long after publication.

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