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Copyright Law in Canada

From jurisdictional issues to industrial design, this expansive work serves as a superior road map for navigating the law both in a Canadian and a comparative law context.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433438403

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From jurisdictional issues to industrial design, this expansive work serves as a superior road map for navigating the law both in a Canadian and a comparative law context.

Coverage includes:

  • 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.
 

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Table of contents

Dedication
Foreword Preface
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
Index