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This poem is often wrongly thought to be by Robert W Service. It is published here to the memory of Hugh Antoine D'Arcy, its rightful father.
An Evening with the Bard of the Yukon, July 18 th 2003 at 20.30pm in the Town-Hall of Lancieux, Brittany.
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Who owns the copyright to Service's poems and novels?
Requested and Answered by Visitor on 14-Aug-2007 13:03 (13507 reads)
Copyright: We have had several people contact us on this subject. Service's work, Canada is an area of public domain, as it has been 50 years since Robert passed on.

With reference to the United States public domain covers works originating before 1923 and later works have a 95 year duration from first publication.

However the European Union inclusive of the United Kingdom continues copyright protection for 70 years after death. Other foreign territories vary as between 50 and 70 year and can be investigated on a case by case basis.

Please email copyright@robertwservice.com for further information


Mr. Wm. Krasilovsky was the agent for Robert's Estate but has now retired.


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