IFRRO’s Canadian RRO member, Copibec, recently announced through a press release that a friendly agreement with the Université Laval concerning the payment of copyright fees related to research and teaching activities in the educational institution has been reached. The agreement however, is subject to the approval of the Court and the exact terms will be communicated once the Court has had the chance to examine them. This announcement follows a long legal class action first announced here.
Both Copibec and the Université Laval have acknowledged that collective management offers important advantages and promotes academic freedom.
To read the full press release from Copibec, please click here.