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The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 48: Sam Trosow and Lisa Macklem on Copyright and Fair Dealing During a Pandemic

Fair dealing – the Canadian version of fair use – has been recognized by the Supreme Court of Canada as a users’ right. The need for a large and liberal interpretation to the right is a cornerstone of Canadian copyright law. With millions of Canadian students at home due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the importance of fair dealing has grown as teachers seek to provide access to teaching materials and ensure they remain compliant with the law. Sam Trosow and Lisa Macklem of Western University recently published a detailed analysis on fair dealing and emergency remote teaching in Canada. They joined me on the podcast to discuss fair dealing, its application during the current pandemic, and recent developments involving reading aloud programs as well as the Federal Court of Appeal decision in York University v. Access Copyright.

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April 27, 2020 2 comments Podcasts

Mobilizing User Generated Content Study

University of Western Ontario’s Sam Trosow has posted the results of SSHRC funded research on mobilizing user generated content in Canada.

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December 6, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Trosow on Access Copyright Tariff

A video of Sam Trosow’s recent speech on C-32 and the Access Copyright tariff proposal has now been posted to YouTube.

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August 12, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Trosow on Why Copyright Fair Dealing Needs Flexiblity

UWO's Sam Trosow has posted a column on why Canada should enact a flexible fair dealing provision.

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March 15, 2010 2 comments Must Reads

Trosow on Wal-Mart Using IP To Shut Down Union Site

Sam Trosow reports on Wal-Mart's efforts to shut down a union website by using intellectual property claims based primarily in trademark.

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August 8, 2009 3 comments Must Reads