Tuesday, September 20, 2005

New Book Out This Week: Future of Canadian Copyright Law

This will certainly be of interest to bloggers and anyone else interested in info tech-related matters. On my wish list for Xmas (bonjour papa!)

Later this week, Irwin Law will be publishing In the Public Interest: The Future of Canadian Copyright Law. Edited by Ottawa University law professor Michael Geist, it is a collection of 19 essays by Canada's leading copyright experts.

Table of contents:

PART ONE: CANADIAN COPYRIGHT REFORM IN CONTEXT

  • Copyright Talk: Patterns and Pitfalls in Canadian Policy Discourses - Laura J. Murray
  • Interests in the Balance - Teresa Scassa
  • International Copyright Law: W[h]ither User Rights - Myra Tawfik

PART TWO: BILL C-60: A CLOSER ANALYSIS

  • Constitutional Jurisdiction over Paracopyright Laws - Jeremy F. deBeer
  • Deflating the Michelin Man: Protecting Users’ Rights in the Canadian Copyright Reform Process - Jane Bailey
  • If Left to Their Own Devices…: How DRM and Anti-Circumvention Laws Can Be Used to Hack Privacy - Ian Kerr
  • Anti-Circumvention Legislation and Competition Policy: Defining A Canadian Way? - Michael Geist
  • Rights Management Information - Mark Perry
  • Making Available: Existential Inquiries - David Fewer
  • Made in Canada: A Unique Approach to Internet Service Provider Liability and Copyright Infringement - Sheryl N. Hamilton
  • The “New Listener” and the Virtual Performer: The Need for a New Approach to Performers’ Rights - Mira Sundara Rajan
  • Filtering the Flow from the Fountains of Knowledge: Access and Copyright in Education and Libraries - Margaret Ann Wilkinson
  • The Changing Landscape of Academic Libraries and Copyright Policy: Interlibrary Loans, Electronic Reserves, and Distance Education - Samuel Trosow
  • Lights, Camera,…Harmonize: Photography Issues in Copyright Reform - Alex Cameron

PART THREE: THE FUTURE OF CANADIAN COPYRIGHT REFORM

  • The Changing Face of Fair Dealing in Canadian Copyright Law: A Proposal for Legislative Reform - Carys Craig
  • Taking User Rights Seriously - Abraham Drassinower
  • Coming to Terms with Copyright - David Lametti
  • Use of Copyright Content on the Internet: Considerations on Excludability and Collective Licensing - Daniel J. Gervais
  • Crown Copyright and Copyright Reform in Canada - Elizabeth F. Judge

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posted by Michel-Adrien at 5:43 pm

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

the book is now availble for free download, under creative commons license, on irwin's website

5:17 pm  

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