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Every member of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Community is required to comply with Canadian copyright law. Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Policy and Procedure Statement 117 - Use of Copyrighted Materials provides an overall statement on the use of copyrighted materials. Two guidelines are related to this policy, the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Copying Guidelines and Fair Dealings Guidelines. They provide guidance on how to apply the Policy.
This page includes links to some of the legislation, case law, and policies relevant to your use of copyrighted materials:
- Copyright Act, RSC 1985, c C-42
- Copyright Regulations, SOR/97-457
- Exceptions for Educational Institutions, Libraries, Archives and Museums Regulations, (SOR/99-325)
- Théberge v. Galerie d'Art du Petit Champlain Inc, 2002 SCC 34
- CCH Canadian Ltd v. Law Society of Upper Canada, 2004 SCC 13
- Entertainment Software Assoc. v. Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, 2012 SCC 34
- Rogers Communications Inc v. Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, 2012 SCC 35
- Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. Bell Canada, 2012 SCC 36
- Alberta (Education) v. Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright), 2012 SCC 37
- Sound v. Motion Picture Theatre Associations of Canada, 2012 SCC 38
Saskatchewan Polytechnic Policies and Procedures
- Canadian Heritage Copyright Policy Branch
- Canadian Intellectual Property Office
- Copyright Board of Canada
- World Intellectual Property Office
- World Intellectual Property Office Treaties
Contact the Copyright Office if you have questions about these laws and policies.
This website provides educational information. It does not provide legal advice.