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39th Parliament, 2nd Session
October 16, 2007 - September 7, 2008
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An Act to amend the Copyright Act
Last Stage Completed
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2008-06-12)
Progress: Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Can a public-minded copyright deliver a more democratic internet?. Bowrey, Kathy. UNB law journal, 56:26-35, 2007
  • Canadian copyright law post-CCH. Gervais, Daniel J. Intellectual property journal, 18:131-67, 2004/2005
  • Canadian copyright reform: consulting with copyright's changing public. Bannerman, Sara. Intellectual property journal, 19:271-96, Apr. 2006
  • Competition policy and Canada's new breed of 'copyright law'. Cameron, Alex. McGill law journal, 52:291-337, Summer 2007
  • Copyright and access to published works: a challenge for educational institutions in Canada. Landry,Pierrette. Optimum online, 36:1-6, June 2006
  • Digital copyright reform: a portal to the information age. Henderson, Graham and Richard Pfohl. Fraser forum, pp. 18-21, Sept. 2006
  • En attendant Robertson : Définir la possession du droit d'auteur sur les oeuvres des pigistes dans les nouveaux médias. D'Agostino, Giuseppina. Les cahiers de propriété intellectuelle, 18:163-84, janv. 2006
  • Is that copyright too strong? Copyright in archival material. Dryden, Jean. Journal of Canadian studies, 40:163-82, Spring 2006
  • Les mesures techniques de protection du droit d'auteur : aperçus des conséquences possibles en droit canadien : atteinte à la liberté d'expression : partie II. Morin, Philippe. Cahiers de propriété intellectuelle, 18:97-140, janv. 2006
  • Les mesures techniques de protection du droit d'auteur : aperçus des conséquences possibles en droit canadien : copie pour usage privé et exceptions au droit d'auteur : partie I. Morin, Philippe. Cahiers de propriété intellectuelle, 17:277-336, mai 2005
  • Net wars. Arnot, Alison. National, 16-30-4, Sept. 2007
  • Of industrious authors and artful inventors: industrial works and software at the frontier of copyright and patent law. Mikus, Jean-Philippe. Intellectual property journal, 18:187-255, 2004/2005
  • Putting the community in communication: dissolving the conflict between freedom of expression and copyright. Craig, Carys J. University of Toronto law journal, 56:75-114, Winter 2006
  • Reaction to proposed copyright reforms mixed. Hill, Derek. Law Times, 19:1-3, July 28, 2008
  • Réforme législative, droits acquis et éviction en droit d'auteur canadien. Français, Jean-Arpad. Cahiers de propriété intellectuelle, 19:883-922, oct. 2007
  • Resisting 'sweat' and refusing Feist: rethinking originality after CCH. Craig, Carys J. University of British Columbia law review, 40:69-120, May 2007
  • The Canadian Supreme Court on copyright: CCH Canadian Ltd. v. Law Society of Upper Canada. Hayhurst, W.L. Canadian business law journal, 41:134-48, Dec. 2004
  • The right of exclusive access: misusing copyright to expand the patent monopoly. Tomkowicz, Robert J. and Elizabeth F. Judge. Intellectual property journal, 19:351-91, Apr. 2006
Party Press Releases
Related Links
  • Canadian Copyright Law: A Consumer White Paper
  • Education and Research Amendments - Fact Sheet
  • Fair Dealing After CCH
  • Format Shifting - Fact Sheet
  • Internet Service Providers: Copyright Liability - Fact Sheet
  • Limitations on Statutory Damages - Fact Sheet
  • New Rights and Protections for Copyright Owners - Fact Sheet
  • Private Copying of Music - Fact Sheet
  • Private Use by Canadian Consumers (Time Shifting, Format Shifting, Private Copying of Music) - Fact Sheet
  • Technological Measures (TMs) or Digital Locks - Fact Sheet
  • The Impact of Music Downloads and P2P File-Sharing on the Purchase of Music: A Study for Industry Canada
  • Time Shifting - Fact Sheet
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