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Copyright Offices by country


USA – Copyright Office : Detailed website for copyright-related information in the United States and internationally. Access to copyright US legislation.

Guides and informative websites

Canada: A Guide to Copyright : The guide examines what the copyright is, how it can be useful, the benefits of its registration and how to proceed to this end.

Canada: Legal deposit of publications : All materials produced by Canadian publishers and made available for public consultation and use must be part of Library and Archive Canada (LAC)’s collection. The publisher has to send two copies of all books, pamphlets, serials, microforms, audio books, video recordings, electronic documents published on different supports such as CD-ROMs, interactive compact discs, computer disks, etc., and one copy of musical sound recordings and media kits he has published.

General Websites

World Intellectual Property Organization : United Nations agency responsible for worldwide intellectual property protection and promotion. Manages international treaties related to trademark, industrial designs and patent registration. Legal offer.

The IP Mall of The Franklin Pierce Law Center : One of the best websites on intellectual property rights.