Canadian Intellectual Property Law: Cases and Materials
Emond Montgomery Publications
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Canadian courts and Parliament are seeing unprecedented activity in the area of intellectual property (IP) law. An overhaul of the Copyright Act, proposed new legislative enforcement mechanisms for copyrights and trademarks, and recent rulings from the Supreme Court of Canada all challenge the core doctrines underlying intellectual property law.
It is within this context that we offer our new casebook Canadian Intellectual Property Law: Cases and Materials. This collective work by six Canadian intellectual property scholars covers the core areas of IP law including copyright, patents, trade-marks, industrial designs, passing off, and confidentiality.
The underlying purpose of this casebook is to not only analyze the fundamentals of Canadian IP law, but also to prepare students to engage in debates of policy and principle. Carefully chosen illustrative case excerpts drawn from Canada and abroad are presented alongside relevant legislation and clarifying commentary. Questions posed throughout the text challenge students to test their understanding of the content and consider the ramifications of the material presented.
Canadian Intellectual Property Law: Cases and Materials is the product of highly experienced instructors and academics presenting key foundational concepts required for an understanding of intellectual property in Canada.