September 25, 2012
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
40 King Street West, Suite 2100
John McKeown, a noted expert in Canadian copyright law, will be reviewing and discussing the newly enacted Copyright Modernization Act, which received Royal Assent on June 29, 2012. This new Act makes a number of changes to Canada’s copyright law and this program will assist you in keeping your knowledge and understanding of Canada’s copyright law up-to-date.
A copy of the Copyright Modernization Act is available at http://www.parl.gc.ca/HousePublications/Publication.aspx?Docid=5697419&file=4.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Partner, Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP
John has particular expertise regarding actions relating to copyright. He is the author of Fox on Canadian Law of Copyright and Industrial Designs (3rd Edition, 2000; 4th Edition, 2003), the leading copyright textbook in Canada. The 4th edition has been released in a loose leaf form and builds on the success of the 3rd edition. The text is updated semiannually. John and the text have been referred to by both the Supreme Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal as an authoritative source.
John’s practice focuses primarily on providing advocacy and advice concerning intellectual property and related matters, including protecting trade-marks, copyrights, patents, confidential information and misleading advertising and claims under the Competition Act. A growing component of his work relates to intellectual property claims on the Internet, including domain name disputes. He is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in Intellectual Property Law (Trade Marks/Copyright). Some of Canada’s largest marketers have relied on John’s advice.
COST FOR ATTENDANCE
Cost for lunch: ten dollars ($10) for members and students, twenty dollars ($20) for non-members, payable at the meeting. Receipts will be available. Cheques should be made payable to the “Toronto Computer Lawyers’ Group”.
The cost of membership for lawyers is forty-five dollars ($45). The membership fee for students is waived; articling students and law school students may join the TCLG free of charge by indicating that they are “students” on the membership application form. The term for the 2012/2013 membership year runs from September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013.
REGISTER BEFORE 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 25, 2012.
REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE CONFIRMED UNLESS THE LUNCH IS FULLY BOOKED.
Substitutions are permitted anytime. Registrants who do not attend and do not cancel or send a substitute may be invoiced for lunch.
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