Providing protection for literary, artistic, dramatic and musical creations.


Services and information

Understanding copyright

How producers of original literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works can use copyrights.

Copyright Guide

What a copyright is, the registration process and the benefits of registration.

Copyright search

Copyrights on all original works dating back to 1991.

Registering a copyright

Using the copyright e-filing application to register your copyright.

Requesting a certificate of correction for your copyright

Correcting errors with your copyright application or registration.

Transferring ownership of your copyright

Assigning ownership rights of your copyright to another party.

Copyright fees

Fees for registering a copyright, registration of an assignment and other services.

Ordering copyright documents

Placing an order for copies or certified copies of copyright documents.

Copyright resources

Copyright resources to protect your copyright globally.

History of copyright in Canada

The objectives, history, consultations and copyright reform in Canada.

What we are doing

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