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Copyright Legislation & Commentary, 2017 Edition

This desktop reference for IP practitioners, agents and clerks brings together the full text of the Copyright Act and Regulations, the Industrial Design Act and Regulations, and the Integrated Circuit Topography Act and Regulations, plus related material.
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433491019

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Stay on top of the latest changes to the copyright world
Copyright Legislation & Commentary, 2017 Edition is fully updated to give you an overview of thelatest changes affecting copyright law and practice in Canada.

This desktop reference for IP practitioners, agents and clerks brings together the full text of the Copyright Act and Regulations, the Industrial Design Act and Regulations, and the Integrated Circuit Topography Act and Regulations, plus related material. The year in review and introductory commentary by The Honourable Mr. Justice Roger T. Hughes and Susan Peacock fully updates you on legislative and jurisprudential developments.

Features and Benefits:

  • Introductory commentary – Gain an overview of both the legislative and jurisprudential framework for copyright practice in Canada
  • Year in review – Discover major recent developments and their implications on copyright practice
  • Full text of key legislation and pertinent material – Locate essential copyright information with no need to search elsewhere
  • Table of concordance comparing the Copyright Act, R.S.C. 1970, c. C-30 and R.S.C. 1985, c. C-42

New Edition Highlights:

  • 2016 Year in Review, examining recent court decisions dealing with subject matter of copyright, ownership, authorization, Norwich orders and other issues of recent concern
  • Amendments to the Copyright Act from Bill C-11 (R.A. June 22, 2016), implementing the Marrakesh Treaty, thereby facilitating access to subject matter protected by copyright for print disabled persons
  • Updated overview commentary reflecting recent developments in copyright practice and industrial design practice
  • Full text of The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled, in force on September 30, 2016
  • Updated Membership List of the World Trade Organization

Who Uses This Consolidation?

  • Intellectual property lawyers who need to stay abreast of the latest developments in copyright law
  • Intellectual property agents/clerks who must have instant access to pertinent legislation and related material for completing copyright applications and processing claims
  • Intellectual property trainees/students who need an overview of copyright law
  • Large business corporations and in-house counsel who need to protect their own copyrights and industrial designs
  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada, the Copyright Board of Canada and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada who must have instant access to key legislation and material in delivering current programs and services

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Table of contents

Year in Review
Copyright
Commentary
Copyright Act
Universal Copyright Convention
Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled
Copyright Regulations
Listing of Copyright Board of Canada Certified Tariffs
Industrial Design
Commentary
Industrial Design Act
Industrial Design Regulations
Integrated Circuit Topography
Commentary
Integrated Circuit Topography Act
Integrated Circuit Topography Regulations
Membership List of the World Trade Organization