Copyright Law in Canada
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- Traditional copyright issues viewed in a modern Canadian context.
- rights encompassed by copyright;
- protection afforded various works;
- originality and fixation;
- term and ownership;
- fair dealing and fair use;
- moral rights;
- transferring of rights; infringement - remedies and defences and exceptions
- International copyright law in an era of increasing harmonization and globalization. Specifically: reciprocity; copyright conventions and trade treaties;
- Canadian Cultural Industry Protection;
- parallel importation and exhaustion and dispute resolution
- Critical issues emerging out of new and evolving technologies, e.g. internet distribution of works;
- protection of computer programs;
- reverse engineering of software;
- retransmission of new media;
- fair dealing with digital products;
- fixation and originality in the age of the microchip and digitization and the evolution of copying techniques.
Table of contents
Table of Cases
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Modern Technology and the Information Revolution
Chapter 3: History of Copyright Law
Chapter 4: Copyright Theory
Chapter 5: The Law of Copyright
Chapter 6: Moral Rights
Chapter 7: International Copyright Law
Chapter 8: Looking to the Future