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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 in the UK and Columbia Law School in New York, and a Doctorate in Law (J.S.D.) from Columbia Law School. Dr. Geist is a syndicated columnist on technology law... Read More →




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