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Entertainment Law: Recent Developments of Importance

December-20-2010

Lawyer David Zitzerman
Area Entertainment

Summary

Article originally published in the 2011 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada

Excerpt from "Entertainment Law:   Recent Developments of Importance":

Bill C-32 – Proposed Amendments to the Copyright Act

On June 2, 2010, the Minister of Industry, the Honorable Tony Clement, and the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, the Honorable James Moore, introduced Bill C-32 (also known as the Copyright Modernization Act) which proposes several amendments to the Copyright Act (the “Act”).  The amendments are intended to balance the interests of users and the rights of artists while adapting the Act to the digital age.

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