Entertainment Law: Recent Developments of Importance
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.