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ALAS has prepared a number of resources and articles containing legal information that may be helpful to you depending on your situation. Feel free to browse our database of legal information, organized by different types of legal issues and the different types of creators who may face those issues.

Please note that the ALAS Legal Database is provided for informational purposes only, and only includes summary legal information. The ALAS Legal Database is not legal advice, and is not a substitute for consulting a legal professional. You should speak to a lawyer about your particular situation before relying on any information in the database.

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What is a contract?

A contract is an agreement between two or more individuals and/or companies. The participants in a contract are known as the ‘parties’. The contract can be a written document, however…

Copyright collectives

Certain types of copyright-protected works are or can be administered by organizations on behalf of a wide range of copyright owners. These collective organizations may license the use of individual…

Copyright is divisible

It is always important to keep in mind that the copyright in a work may not be owned by the author of that work. Canadian law provides that the author…

What is copyright?

Copyright is a form of intellectual property protection that applies for certain types of creative expressions (known as ‘works’). The types of works that may be eligible for copyright protection…

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