Archive for September 20th, 2012

Copyright Board: Supreme Court Copyright Decision is “Clear and Leaves No Room for Interpretations”

The Copyright Board of Canada has ruled that the copies that were at issue before the Supreme Court of Canada (roughly 7% of copies) constitute fair dealing and do not require compensation. The Board’s decision does not come as a surprise given the Supreme Court’s strong endorsement of fair dealing […]

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September 20, 2012 7 comments News

Eviscerated or Not: Katz on Access Copyright

Ariel Katz has a must-read post on the implications of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decisions for Access Copyright. The post notes that though Barry Sookman and Access Copyright have tried to minimize the importance of the decisions and suggested that it only applies to a small amount of copying, […]

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September 20, 2012 3 comments News

The Nexus of Copyright and Intellectual Privacy

Alex Cameron, a lawyer with Faskens, recently obtained his doctorate in law from the University of Ottawa (I served on the examination panel at his defence). He has posted his important thesis examining the nexus between copyright and intellectual privacy, which is available here.

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September 20, 2012 1 comment News