A Uniquely Canadian Institution: The Copyright Board of Canada
AN EMERGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PARADIGM: PERSPECTIVES FROM CANADA, Ysolde Gendreau, ed., E. Elgar, 2008
29 Pages Posted: 31 Jan 2009 Last revised: 11 Feb 2009
Date Written: January 31, 2009
The Copyright Board of Canada, one of the first copyright administrative tribunals in the world, has moved from a simple adjucatory role to a regulatory role, adapting copyright rules to a fast-changing technological environment. Its history, role, comparative advantages and disadvantages are reviewed.
Keywords: Copyright Board, Copyright, Canada, Tribunal
JEL Classification: K23
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