Certifying Copyright in Canada on the Blockchain

Report Overview

Author: Davide Cargnello and Matt Jackson
Release Date: March 20, 2019

Abstract:

This project explores how the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) might leverage blockchain technology to add value to copyright registration at the national level. It describes early proofs of concepts—such as British Columbia business registry—and concludes with a potential course for the future of copyright registration.

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