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Wednesday, December 11 • 10:10 - 10:30
KeyPoint: Michael Geist: Taking User Rights Seriously: Two Weeks That Changed Canadian Copyright Law (presentation slides attached)

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Taking User Rights Seriously: Two Weeks That Changed Canadian Copyright Law: When the Supreme Court of Canada ruled on five copyright cases in a single day, just weeks after the Canadian government passed long-awaited copyright reform legislation, Canadian copyright law experienced a seismic shift toward user rights. This talk examines the decade-long process leading to the two weeks that changed copyright for the foreseeable future. Presentation slides available below....

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Michael Geist

Dr. Michael Geist is a law professor at the University of Ottawa where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law. He has obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Master of Laws (LL.M.) degrees from Cambridge University... Read More →




Wednesday December 11, 2013 10:10 - 10:30 SAST
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