Visual Artist’s Resale Right / Droit de Suite in Canada

Following up on an earlier Signal post (Visual Artist’s Resale Right / Droit de Suite in Canada), the 1709 Blog has posted two additional items on the topic which are worth attention:

Oddly enough, the discussions in Canada about introducing an artist’s resale right even prompted commentary on the matter from Peter Worthington, writing in the Toronto Sun: This artist doesn’t want ‘greedy’ handout.  The Liberal Party of Canada also included the introduction of a resale right as one of their highlighted copyright reform proposals.

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Bob Tarantino

About Bob Tarantino

Bob Tarantino is Counsel at Dentons Canada LLP and focuses his practice on the interface between the entertainment industries and intellectual property law, with an emphasis on film and television production, financing, licensing, distribution, and IP acquisition and protection. His clients range from artists and independent producers to Canadian distributors and foreign studios and financiers at every stage of the creative process, from development to delivery and exploitation.

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