Access Copyright files Leave to Appeal application with Supreme Court of Canada

TORONTO – On June 22, Access Copyright filed an application with the Supreme Court of Canada for leave to appeal the April 22, 2020 decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in the legal action between the organization and York University. The Court of Appeal’s decision has the potential to irreparably harm creators and publishers … Read more

Access Copyright: Board of Directors seeks two new members from creator & publishing communities

Access Copyright’s Nominating Committee is holding an open call for members of the creator and publisher community who would be interested in being considered as director candidates to the Board of Directors. Specifically, the Committee is interested in hearing from candidates residing outside of Ontario, from an equity-seeking community, and with expertise in the following … Read more

Access Copyright Statement on Copibec/Laval University Settlement Agreement

Access Copyright applauds Copibec and Laval University on reaching a settlement agreement that, once approved by the courts, will deliver an amicable conclusion to litigation between the two organizations. We are encouraged by the decision Copibec and Laval have made to resolve their differences surrounding content licensing and fair dealing. This will greatly benefit both … Read more