An Emerging Intellectual Property Paradigm: Perspectives from Canada (Queen Mary Studies in Intellectual Property Series)
By: Ysolde Gendreau (editor)Hardback
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In this book, reputed experts highlight the special features of Canadian intellectual property law. Situated at the crossroads between legal traditions in Europe and the United States, Canada's intellectual property laws blend various elements from these regions and offer innovative approaches. The chapters focus primarily on patents, trademarks, and copyright, and cover both historical and contemporary developments. They are designed to bring perspective to and reflect upon what has become in recent years a very rich intellectual property environment. Dealing with the characteristic features of Canadian intellectual property law, this book will be of great interest to scholars and researchers, and undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students of comparative and international intellectual property law, as well as those concerned with industrial property law and copyright law.
Contents:PART I: INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY1. The Challenge of Trademarks Law in Canada's Federal and Bijural SystemTeresa Scassa2. A Watershed Year for Well Known or Famous MarksRobert G. Howell3. Canada's Treatment of Geographical Indications: Compliant or Defiant? - An International PerspectiveDianne Daley4. From Pasteur to Monsanto: Approaches to Patenting Life in CanadaMark Perry5. Canadian Pharmaceutical Patent Policy: International Constraints and Domestic PrioritiesMelanie Bourassa Forcier and Jean-Frederic MorinPART II: COPYRIGHT6. Canadian Colonial Copyright: The Colony Strikes BackPierre-Emmanuel Moyse7. Canadian Originality: Remarks on a Judgment in Search of an AuthorAbraham Drassinower8. Moral Rights in Canada: An Historical and Comparative ViewElizabeth Adeney9. A Uniquely Canadian Institution: The Copyright Board of Canada Daniel J. GervaisPART III: OVERLAPPING ISSUES10. Battleground Between New and Old Orders: Control Conflicts Between Copyright and Personal Data ProtectionMargaret Ann Wilkinson11. When Intellectual Property Rights Converge - Tracing the Contours and Mapping the Fault Lines 'Case by Case' and 'Law by Law' Myra J. Tawfik12. Surfacing: The Canadian Intellectual Property IdentityYsolde Gendreau
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