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Copyright, Patents & Trademarks

Canadian Heritage - Copyright Policy Branch
www.pch.gc.ca/pc-ch/org/sectr/ac-ca/pda-cpb/index-eng.cfm
Department of Canadian Heritage Copyright Policy Branch provides information on copyright issues including "What's New", frequently asked questions, legislation, and jurisprudence. Has extensive Links Page leading to copyright agencies including the Canadian copyright collectives and international copyright bodies.

Canadian Intellectual Property Office - Copyright Home Page
http://www.cipo.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/eng/h_wr00003.html
Provides access to the Guide to Copyrights and to the Canadian Copyrights Database which includes all copyrights which were registered as of October 1, 1991, pursuant to the Copyright Act. Links to copyright legislation and regulations.

Canadian Intellectual Property Office - Patents Home Page
http://www.cipo.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/eng/h_wr00001.html
Provides access to reference documents such as the Guide to Patents, Patent Frequently Asked Questions. Links to patent legislation. Provides access to Canadian Patent Database with coverage beginning in 1869.

Canadian Intellectual Property Office - Trade-marks Home Page
http://www.cipo.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/eng/h_wr00002.html
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) Trade-marks Home Page provides access to reference documents such as Trade-mark Frequently Asked Questions, Guide to Trade-marks, Glossary of Intellectual Property Terms. Links to Trade-marks Act and Regulations, and Canadian Trade-marks Database. The Canadian Trade-marks Database permits searching of all pending and registered trade-marks in Canada.

Canadian Patents, 1869-1919 - Library and Archives Canada
www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/patents-1869-1919/Pages/canadian-patents-1869-1919.aspx
Database enables viewing of over 14,000 full patents with digitised images, registered in Canada by Canadian citizens or residents.

McGraw-Hill Ryerson - Canadian Copyright Law
www.mcgrawhill.ca/copyrightlaw
Has sections on Frequently Asked Questions, copyright and the Internet, copyright law and librarians, copyright collectives and libraries.