In Canada, as in other jurisdictions, copyright can apply to written works, music, software, artwork or photography and as a general rule Canadian copyright endures for the life of the author, plus 50 years. Our team of copyright lawyers can help guide you through every step of the Canadian copyright process, ensuring your client’s ideas are protected and their rights respected. Understanding the Canadian copyright process Although copyright exists anytime an original work is created – even without a registration –we also know that authors have greater legal protection and benefits when they register a copyright. This is true in Canada too. Our team of copyright lawyers understands the intricacies of the Canadian copyright process. From applications through to registration, we provide practical advice and strategic solutions. If situations arise where your client’s copyright is infringed or plagiarized, we are skilled litigators who can help you enforce and defend your client’s IP rights.