A Uniquely Canadian Institution: The Copyright Board of Canada

AN EMERGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PARADIGM: PERSPECTIVES FROM CANADA, Ysolde Gendreau, ed., E. Elgar, 2008

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-02

29 Pages Posted: 31 Jan 2009 Last revised: 11 Feb 2009

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Daniel J. Gervais

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Date Written: January 31, 2009

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Gervais, Daniel J., A Uniquely Canadian Institution: The Copyright Board of Canada (January 31, 2009). AN EMERGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PARADIGM: PERSPECTIVES FROM CANADA, Ysolde Gendreau, ed., E. Elgar, 2008 ; Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-02. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1335948

Daniel J. Gervais (Contact Author)

Vanderbilt University - Law School ( email )

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