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Professional Development Seminar: Copyright for Editors

What: Editors BC professional development seminar
When: Saturday, October 30, Saturday, November 6, and Saturday, November 13, 2021, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm PDT
Where: Online through Zoom
Cost: $140 for Editors Canada members ($110 early bird), $230 for non-members ($200 early bird), and $50 for student affiliates. Advance registration required. Registration closes October 26, 2021, at 11:59 pm; early-bird rates are in effect through October 12, 2021.

Don’t miss out; register here!

As editors, we need to be aware of copyright issues related to the works we are editing. To learn more about copyright in Canada as it relates to writers and editors, join us for this online seminar.

This six-hour seminar will help you figure out where a copyright issue may exist so that it can be addressed. The seminar will also review the various forms of permissions and when permissions are required. There will be ample opportunity to ask questions.

Seminar topics include:

  • Creation, ownership, and registration of copyright
  • Moral rights
  • Infringement of copyright and moral rights
  • Remedies for infringement
  • Seeking and obtaining permissions

Ann Carlsen has been practicing law in Canada since 1991 and specializing in intellectual property law since 1993. She has been a lecturer for Simon Fraser University Writer’s Studio, giving the lecture on copyright and personality rights for writers. She has given presentations on copyright at the Editors Canada National Conference and for Langara College’s editorial program, the Vancouver Camera Club, the Burnaby Quilters Guild, and the BC Museum Association. She contributed the chapter on Canadian intellectual property law for the publication International Protection of Intellectual Property, published by the Center for International Legal Studies and FT Law & Tax. Ann is also a fellow of the Canadian Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and an editor of the Canadian Intellectual Property Review.

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