How to Register your Copyright on original works

Registering with a copyright society such as SOCAN is not proof of copyright. Go here to learn how to register a copyright on your original work. Go here to find out more on how to register your work with Canada’s Copyright Office:

Office of the Commissioner of Patents
Copyright Office
Canadian Intellectual Property Office
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Place du Portage I
50 Victoria Street
Gatineau QC K1A 0C9
Fax: 819-953-CIPO (2476)

Library and Archives Canada

Under the Library and Archives of Canada Act and the Legal Deposit of Publications Regulations, Canadian publishers are obliged to send copies of their publications to Library and Archives Canada within one week of the date they are published.

For more information, please contact:

Legal Deposit
Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa ON K1A 0N4
Tel: 819-997 9565
Toll-free number for Canada: 1-866-578-7777
Fax: 819-997-7019

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