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The Winkler v. Hendley Decision and Copyright in Non-Fictional Books

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The Federal Court recently released its decision in Winkler v. Hendley, 2021 FC 498 [Winkler] in which it found that an author who claims to have published a non-fictional work cannot later claim that the work was in fact fictional in order to get around the principle that facts are not protected by copyright law. This case deals with the issue of whether a creator … Continue reading The Winkler v. Hendley Decision and Copyright in Non-Fictional Books »

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