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Copyright Legislation & Commentary, 2019 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: 9780433501213

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Stay on top of the latest changes to the copyright world
Copyright Legislation & Commentary, 2019 Edition is fully updated to give you an overview of the latest changes affecting copyright law and practice in Canada.

With the proclamation of Bill C-86 on December 13, 2019, the Copyright Act is now amended, along with the introduction of a new regulation such that:

  • the legislative framework relating to the Copyright Board is to be modernized so as to improve the timeliness and clarity of its proceedings and decision-making processes
  • a notice of claimed infringement may not contain an offer to settle, a request or demand for payment, a reference to any such request or demand, or any other information as set out by regulation

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

New Edition Highlights:

  • 2018 Year in Review, examining key changes from Bill C-86 to the Copyright Act and recent substantial amendments to the Industrial Design Act, in force November 5, 2018, and key recent court and Copyright Board of Canada decisions dealing with issues of statutory obligations of ISPs
  • Fully updated Copyright Act, as amended by Bill C-86
  • Updated overview commentary reflecting recent developments in copyright practice and industrial design practice
  • Updated Listing of Copyright Board of Canada Certified Tariffs
  • Text of United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement as it relates to Copyright

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
Berne Convention (Paris Text 1971, as amended on September 28, 1979
Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled
United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (as it relates to copyright)

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