Margaret Ann Wilkinson, Professor of Law and Director of the Intellectual Property, Information & Technology Area at Western Law, is a past winner of the OLA Les Fowlie Intellectual Freedom Award and has worked with IFLA at World Intellectual Property Organization meetings in Geneva. Dr. Wilkinson’s article, with Tierney GB Deluzio, on “The Term of Copyright Protection in Photographs” is forthcoming in the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s Canadian Intellectual Property Review.
Copyright in Photographs in Canada Since 2012December 1, 2015
Photographs perform a unique function because they capture moments in time and that capture is contemporaneous with the subject of the photo: “[a] writer doesn’t necessarily have to be there to produce a story. A photographer, on the other hand, must be at the event when the event happens.” In 2012, the Copyright Modernization Act changed →