Copyright and Online Content: When Do Royalties Apply?

Author: Marsha Simone Cadogan, Barrister & Solicitor The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has ruled that placing copyrighted works on the internet is not a separate compensable activity that royalties can be applied to. The Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) and Music Canada appealed to the SCC after the Federal Court of Appeal held that the Copyright Board...