In Canada, a book is automatically copyrighted as soon as it is written. However, registering a copyright, which can be done for a small fee through the national Copyright Office, can be useful in the event of a legal dispute.

 Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Industry Canada

Place du Portage 1    
50 Victoria Street, Rm C-114
Gatineau, QC  K1A 0C9
Phone: 1.866.997.1936
Fax: 819.953.7620
(General inquiries)


In person:
9700 Jasper Avenue, Suite 725
Edmonton, AB  T5J 4C3
Phone: 780.495.4782
Toll Free: 1.800.461.2646