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Canadian Copyright: A Citizen's Guide, Second edition

Category: Book
By (author): Murray, Laura J.
By (author): Trosow, Samuel E.
Subject:  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
  LAW / Intellectual Property / Copyright
  LAW / Intellectual Property / General
  SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies
Publisher: Between the Lines
Published: June 2013
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.00in x 6.00in x 0.75in
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$ 24.95
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From The Publisher*

In the age of easily downloadable culture, messages about copyright are ubiquitous. If you're an artist, consumer, or teacher, copyright is likely a part of your everyday life. Completely updated, this revised edition of Canadian Copyright parses the Copyright Act and explains current Canadian copyright law to ordinary Canadians in accessible language, using recent examples and legal cases.

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"Rapid technological change has completely altered the copyright landscape...[this new edition is a welcome and accessible addition to support our understanding."

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"Canadian Copyright is both provocative and professional and covers the spectrum from the theoretical and historical foundations of copyright to the latest case law, legislation and practical considerations. All Canadian librarians, educators, administrators, creators of any kind, lawyers, law students, law teachers, and other scholars interested in copyright law will find this book to be both readable and indispensable. This book is sophisticated and well documented?it will be very useful to policy makers both in Parliament and the public service, and even to the judiciary."

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"Sophisticated and thorough in its approach, using up-to-date cases and examples, Canadian Copyright: A Citizen's Guide presents an accessible and engaging explanation of intellectual property law. Murray and Trosow capture the complexities of the Canadian tradition, drawing on recent court decisions by Madame Justice Rosalie Abella and reaching back to the wisdom of Northrop Frye. This book is ultimately empowering, with knowledge that you can use when it comes to intellectual property."

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"Trosow and Murray offer an insightful account of copyright's relevance to all of us-citizens, academics, innovators, and creators of all stripes. Updated to reflect the latest word on Canadian copyright law?from both Parliament and the Supreme Court?Canadian Copyright: A Citizen's Guide offers a much-needed account of how copyright affects all of us."