Copyright Legislation & Commentary, 2021 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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Stay on top of the latest changes to the copyright world
Copyright Legislation & Commentary, 2021 Edition is fully updated to give you an overview of the latest 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.
The 2021 Edition features a 2020 Year in Review, reviewing the amendments to the Copyright Act brought about by the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act, in force July 1, 2020; and key recent decisions about the interpretation of “making available”, the issues of fair dealing and others.
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
- 2020 Year in Review, reviewing the amendments to the Copyright Act brought about by the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act, in force July 1, 2020;
- Key recent decisions about the interpretation of “making available”, the issues of fair dealing and others.
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
- Year in Review
Table of contents
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)
Listing of Copyright Board of Canada Certified Tariffs
Industrial Design Act
Industrial Design Regulations
Integrated Circuit Topography
Integrated Circuit Topography Act
Integrated Circuit Topography Regulations