Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada - Canadian Intellectual Property Office

A copyright provides protection for original artistic, dramatic, musical and literary creations, so that they are not copied, performed or broadcast without your permission. Find detailed information from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office on how to protect your creative work, including:

  • A Guide to Copyright
  • How to prepare your copyright application
  • The Canadian Copyrights Database
  • Online and printable forms
  • Other resources on the Canadian copyright system

You will also links to the intellectual property offices in other countries.

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