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Copyright Legislation & Commentary, 2020 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.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433503729

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Stay on top of the latest changes to the copyright world
Copyright Legislation & Commentary, 2020 Edition is fully updated to give you an overview of the latest changes affecting copyright law and practice in Canada.

First, Bill C-86 (Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2) to the Copyright Act, in force as of April 1, 2019. Then, further amendments to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, both relating to intellectual property rights and in force as of November 1, 2019.

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

  • 2019 Year in Review, examining:
    • Key changes from Bill C-86 to the Copyright Act, including:
      • Changes to Copyright Board processes proceedings
      • Changes in the content requirement of a notice of claimed infringement
    • Key recent court and Copyright Board of Canada decisions, including:
      • Disclosure (Norwich) orders (ME2 Productions, Inc. v. Doe, 2019 FC 214)
      • Crown copyright (Keatley Surveying Ltd. v. Teranet Inc., 2019 SCC 43)
  • Updated Listing of Copyright Board of Canada Certified Tariffs

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